Hayden Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Hayden, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉideáin and Ó hÉidín ‘descendant of Éideán’ or ‘descendant of Éidín’, personal names apparently from a diminutive of éideadh ‘clothes’, ‘armor’. There was also a Norman family bearing the English name (see 2 below), living in County Wexford. English: habitational name from any of various places called Hayden or Haydon. The three examples of Haydon in Northumberland are named from Old English heg ‘hay’ + denu ‘valley’. Others, for example in Dorset, Hertfordshire, Somerset, and Wiltshire, get the name from Old English heg ‘hay’ (or perhaps hege ‘hedge’ or (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’) + dun ‘hill’. Jewish: see Heiden.

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List of People with Surname Hayden

As far as we found, there are a total of 11,213 people with the surname Hayden. Among these people surnamed Hayden, there are around 1,373 different names, with an average of 8 people sharing the same name. Kathleen Hayden, Amanda Hayden and Dennis Hayden are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Hayden, with 72, 45 and 45 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Hayden, with a total of 925 people, and there are a total of 558 different names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hayden, with a total of 710 people and an average of 459 different names.