National Jayden Day falls on November 1 to celebrate and appreciate all the Jaydens all over the world. The name Jayden is both masculine and feminine, which was not well known until the 1990s since it is said to be of modern invention — a combination of the ‘jay’ sound and the ‘-den’ suffix. Although it’s a unisex name, Jayden is most commonly used on males. There are alternative spellings of the name Jayden, such as Jadon, Jaden, Jaeden, Jaedin, and Jaidan. In 2011, the popularity of Jayden peaked at number four in the United States.
History of National Jayden Day
National Jayden Day takes place on November 1, and the date was chosen after the birthdate of one of the notable Jaydens, Jayden Bartels. She is an American actress, singer, YouTuber, and social media personality, known for her roles on Disney Channel’s “Coop & Cami Ask the World” and Nickelodeon’s “Side Hustle.” Rising to fame in 2016 on TikTok, Bartels now has 8.7 million followers on the platform — 781,000 subscribers on YouTube. Since she was eight, Bartels has been taking ballet, hip hop, jazz, musical theater, songwriting, and acting classes.
Although the name is most commonly used on males, Jayden is both a male and female name, which means ‘thankful.’ It is derived from Jadon, the name of a Biblical personage. But the name Jayden is considered a modern invention. It’s a combination of the ‘jay’ sound in the name Jason and the ‘-den’ suffix in the names Jordan, Aiden, and Hayden. Besides, it’s seen as the descendant of trendy names such as Jason and Jay. Alternative spellings of the name Jayden include Jaden, Jaeden, Jaedin, and Jaidan.
Reportedly, the first Jadon to appear in the United States census is Jadon Solomon Jones, born in 1858. According to SSA, Jadon first appeared in 1973, while Jayden was first listed in 1977. The name Jayden, ranked at number 850, first appeared on the S.S.A.’s list of the 1,000 most popular boys’ names in 1994. In 1989 in Australia, Jayden became among the top 100 names in the state of Victoria. In the United States, a decade later, the name Jayden rose to number 62, and in 2011, the name peaked at number four, with 16,979 births.
National Jayden Day timeline
The name Jayden is first listed in the S.S.A.
On November 1, Bartels is born.
The name Jayden reaches its highest peak of popularity at number four.
Bartels rises to fame on TikTok.
National Jayden Day FAQs
In which racial group is Jayden most popular?
The name Jayden is said to be popular among minority groups.
What is short for Jayden?
Jay can be a short form of the name Jayden.
What percentage of people are named Jayden?
Reportedly, one in every 258 baby boys and one in every 13,680 baby girls born in 2020 were named Jayden.
National Jayden Day Activities
Spread the word
Share information about National Jayden Day on your social media. Hopefully, more Jaydens will know about their special day.
See other Jaydens
If you are a Jayden, you may wish to celebrate your day with your fellow Jaydens. Reach out to the Jaydens with the help of the Internet. And celebrate this special day together.
Talk about the name
The name Jayden is interesting since it is said to be a combination of the ‘jay’ sound with the suffix ‘-den.’ You may want to share stories behind your name with your fellow Jaydens.
5 Notable Jaydens Around The Globe
Jayden Yuan Xiaochao
Xiaochao is a retired professional wushu taolu athlete and actor from China — a world champion in 2005 and 2007.
Warn is an Australian wheelchair rugby player who won a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
Hadler is an Australian competitive swimmer representing the country at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Levitt is a South African-born English cricketer, having made 16 Minor Counties Championship and eight M.C.C.A. Knockout Trophy appearances.
Sierra is a member of the Australian boy band “The Collective.”
Why We Love National Jayden Day
It is a day to appreciate
National Jayden Day is a way to celebrate all the Jaydens worldwide. Jaydens can use the day to appreciate themselves as well as other Jaydens.
It is a day to connect
National Jayden Day is an opportunity for Jaydens to connect with their fellow Jaydens, locally and globally. It’s a chance to build relationships.
It is a day to treat oneself
This kind of day can be a reminder for the people who share the same name to have some me-time. They can relax, rest, or do something they have wanted to.
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