Caden Name Meaning & Origin

Caden

Pronunciation: KAY-din (key)

You can rustle up an Irish origin for Caden, but this name's popularity is about pure sound. You simply cannot get a more fashionable set of phonemes, and the nickname Cade is a winner too. But an entire classroom of rhyming boys is a real risk here. Caden, meet Hayden, Aidan, Jadon, and Braeden.... Each name has multiple spellings in the top 1000 list.

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Related Names:

Cade, Caiden, Cayden, Kadin, Kaiden, Kayden, Kaden, Kaeden

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Nicknames for Caden

Cade, Cay, Cadie, Cadio, Cader, Cadey, Cadinator, C., Cade-0

Meanings and history of the name Caden

My son's name is Caeden, and from what I've been able to find on the name it means either spirited or a close friendly companion.

Leslie Bolton (The Complete Book of Baby Names) says that Caden means "spirit of battle" in the Welsh language. She also has Kaden listed as Arabic for "a beloved companion" with 15 spelling variantions.

Famous real-life people named Caden

Doug Davidson and Cindy Fisher have a son named Caden
Caden Foster is a kicker (not sure if it's college or pro)

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