Meaning of the name Aidan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Aidan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name.
MEANING: A diminutive form of the name Aed meaning “”fire”" and would imply “”born of fire.”" It became a popular name in honour of St. Aidan of Iona (c. 630 AD) who founded a famous monastery on the island of Lindisfarne which he used as a base to evangalize the North of England. In art Aidan is usually represented as a stag, a reference to the legend that he saved a deer that was being hunted by making it invisible.
GENDER: Boy | Male
PRONUNCIATION: “aid + an” or “aid + on”
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