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It’s a horrible horrible name and it doesn’t mean anything. Why is it so popular?

by Anonymousreply 130November 27, 2021 10:28 AM

It beat out Cuntface..

by Anonymousreply 1November 17, 2021 3:26 AM

It sounds cool

by Anonymousreply 2November 17, 2021 3:32 AM

Jayden sounds lower middle class

by Anonymousreply 3November 17, 2021 3:34 AM

Jayden sounds like teenage motherhood.

by Anonymousreply 4November 17, 2021 3:34 AM

Aiden was one of the most popular boys’ name in the US for much of the 2000s/10s. That spawned a bunch of sound-a-like names—Brayden, Kayden, Jayden.

Britney Spears named one of her sons Jayden, which helped push the name to higher heights.

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by Anonymousreply 5November 17, 2021 3:41 AM

It rhymes with Aiden, Kaden, AND Braden! How can you beat that?

by Anonymousreply 6November 17, 2021 3:49 AM

Fuck off, Bruce.

by Anonymousreply 7November 17, 2021 3:50 AM

I don't see anything wrong with it.

by Anonymousreply 8November 17, 2021 3:55 AM

It's a trashy name.

by Anonymousreply 9November 17, 2021 4:00 AM

You're telling me!

by Anonymousreply 10November 17, 2021 4:03 AM

How does this impact you in any way? Grow up.

by Anonymousreply 11November 17, 2021 4:06 AM

Exactly. It’s bizarre that effeminate men who are judged harshly if not violently around the globe are so viciously judgmental of others.

by Anonymousreply 12November 17, 2021 4:09 AM

Jayden is an ok name, my coworker named her daughter that, though it’s more commonly a male name.

by Anonymousreply 13November 17, 2021 4:24 AM

Yes, it’s an either gender name for trash

by Anonymousreply 14November 17, 2021 4:40 AM

R12 or it makes sense?

by Anonymousreply 15November 17, 2021 4:41 AM

It is a horrid name OP, but it does have a meaning, and not a very auspicious one at that: in Hebrew Jadon/Yadon/Jayden/Jaydon means "he who will judge"... Yuck.

For no good readon other than many are too trendy in the US, or some sound made up on a lark, all of these -ayden names irk me. My American Mormon Ex's mum was called Shayden. They're completely Salt Lake City stock. With her accent, it was extremely painful hearing her pronounce hr own name.

Though many of the old names with this ending come from Old English, i.e. Grayden, and Hayden, I believe we have more than enough of them already.

by Anonymousreply 16November 17, 2021 5:15 AM

In keeping with DL parlance, forgive me for not saying "we've had sufficient"

by Anonymousreply 17November 17, 2021 5:19 AM

I wonder if any boys have ever been named Jade. It has possibilities… like, for a surfer.

by Anonymousreply 18November 17, 2021 5:28 AM

R18 Jade doesn't bother me a bit, probably because it lacks the -ayden or -adon ending. It's a cool name for a chick anyhow.

by Anonymousreply 19November 17, 2021 5:52 AM

r18 or a wheelchair-bound actor!!

by Anonymousreply 20November 17, 2021 6:00 AM

My niece is named Jayden. Better girl’s name than boy’s.

by Anonymousreply 21November 17, 2021 6:03 AM

The name peaked in 2010 and appears to be declining as quickly as it rose.

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by Anonymousreply 22November 17, 2021 6:13 AM

So white kids can sound ghetto without having to be black.

by Anonymousreply 23November 17, 2021 6:17 AM

R21 I'm still sorry for her; we don't need any more judges! Boy or girl, it's tired. AND there are far better Hebrew names to choose from!

by Anonymousreply 24November 17, 2021 6:19 AM

All this talk about trashy ‘ayden-aiden’ names and nobody came up with Tristan. Add that one to the trailer park name list.

by Anonymousreply 25November 17, 2021 6:21 AM

Tristan sounds classy to me.

by Anonymousreply 26November 17, 2021 6:23 AM

^i agree

by Anonymousreply 27November 17, 2021 6:27 AM

R25 I'm glad you typed it, and I didn't! Seriously, many Jaydens live in comfortable suburban culs de sac in middle and upper-middle class middle America. The name just sounds...

R26 Yes, of course when compared to Jayden!

by Anonymousreply 28November 17, 2021 6:30 AM

Every kid named Jayden that I know is on the autism spectrum. Each time a friend or relative has named their kid "Jayden" I thought to myself, "That kid is going to turn out 'special'" and sure enough...

by Anonymousreply 29November 17, 2021 6:31 AM

It's a pr0n name perpetuated by Corbin Fisher and Sean Cody.

by Anonymousreply 30November 17, 2021 6:49 AM

I would just go by Jay.

by Anonymousreply 31November 17, 2021 7:15 AM

I knew a wart lipped cunt named Jayden but he’s dead.

by Anonymousreply 32November 17, 2021 7:17 AM

[quote] Though many of the old names with this ending come from Old English, i.e. Grayden, and Hayden

I didn’t think of this—I know a Hayden in his 70s.

Tristan’s place in literature keeps it from being trashy, IMO, but it does sound a bit like an unthinking rich kid from Laguna Beach.

by Anonymousreply 33November 17, 2021 7:20 AM

Trash/ghetto name.

by Anonymousreply 34November 17, 2021 7:24 AM

I'm an atheist but from Connecticut. Biblical names only. Let the child develop an actual personality with a generic name. I'm a Michael. It's common and. mundane, but like my Honda Accord, it's given me no problems in life.

Haylee, Graylee, Braylee, Jaylee, Braydon, Jaydon, all that shit is the white version of Sheniqua.

If you can leave your kid 10 million plus name it Apple, Or Helicopter Captain Pilot or Moon Zappa, doesn't fucking matter.

If your kid needs a job, then Steve or Thomas or Michael is the way to go.

by Anonymousreply 35November 17, 2021 7:56 AM

The worst one is anything "Cayden" .. And the hilarious thing about that one is how the parents have tried to think up ways to 'personalize' it by spelling it differently. .. A website has listed most of them, but this list doesn't even include versions with it being spelled with a "Q".

Cadan, Caedan, Caden, Caedon, Caedyn, Caiden, Caidon, Caydan, Cayden, Kadan, Kaden, Kadeen, Kadein, Kadyn, Kaedan, Kaeden, Kaedin, Kaedon, Kaedyn, Kaidan, Kaiden, Kyden, Kaidin, Kaydan, Kayden.

by Anonymousreply 36November 17, 2021 8:14 AM

It all began with naming girls " Madison."

by Anonymousreply 37November 17, 2021 8:37 AM

Mayden would be a good name for a boy who you think might grow up to become a lovely girl.

by Anonymousreply 38November 17, 2021 9:28 AM

Caighdeaghnn has a nice ring to it!

by Anonymousreply 39November 17, 2021 9:29 AM

Whatever happened to good, old-fashioned names like Elihu and Ebenezer?

(I actually have multiple ancestors by both names.)

by Anonymousreply 40November 17, 2021 9:31 AM


by Anonymousreply 41November 17, 2021 9:32 AM

I knew someone named Jayden.

by Anonymousreply 42November 17, 2021 9:42 AM

Time to bring back Dorcas!

by Anonymousreply 43November 17, 2021 9:46 AM

R6 Aiden or Aidan, is a beautiful Irish name. The rhyming ones have been hijacked by the chavs.

by Anonymousreply 44November 17, 2021 10:04 AM

I knew a girl who named her children Jayden, Kayden, Brayden, Shayden, Zayden, and Hayden. But then she died.

by Anonymousreply 45November 17, 2021 10:10 AM

I've always thought names like Jayden, Cayden, Hayden etc were aspirational. Mom wants her kid to have "one of them rich people names" so they have a better chance in life. I strongly believe that a name should be a boring biblical name or you should name your kid after a beloved friend or relative.

by Anonymousreply 46November 17, 2021 10:13 AM

Women who name their sons Jaden are just trashy, low rent, bitch cunts. Just saying....

by Anonymousreply 47November 17, 2021 10:48 AM

"Jayden" is the sonic equivalent of a tattoo.

by Anonymousreply 48November 17, 2021 11:27 AM

What would be the 80's version of Jayden? 70's?

by Anonymousreply 49November 17, 2021 12:02 PM

I hate Jaden, And Colten. Both terrible products of the Millennials.

by Anonymousreply 50November 17, 2021 12:04 PM


by Anonymousreply 51November 17, 2021 12:11 PM

It beats J’Zayden

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by Anonymousreply 52November 17, 2021 12:12 PM

It’s a great name. My nephew’s name. I don’t know what’s wrong with you idiots.

by Anonymousreply 53November 17, 2021 12:18 PM

My sister works in CPS and she has told me they have a lot of Jadens among their clients.

by Anonymousreply 54November 17, 2021 12:46 PM

Don't forget Jayden's lovely sister Kayden. These are kids who more often than not have Karens as mothers.

by Anonymousreply 55November 17, 2021 12:49 PM

In the 60/70s the equivalent was "Jason."

by Anonymousreply 56November 17, 2021 1:01 PM

I think to some extent these names started with soap operas. Wasn’t there a famous Kayla? After that you got all of these Kaylas and it’s derivatives.

by Anonymousreply 57November 17, 2021 1:54 PM

Why does autocorrect so often turn its into it‘a?

by Anonymousreply 58November 17, 2021 1:55 PM

IT’A? Now autocorrect is really fucking with me.

by Anonymousreply 59November 17, 2021 1:56 PM

Because 12 year olds work for Google and Apple and they are the kids programming the goddamned software. Things outside of their limited sphere of experience are ignored by management.

I typed "Rudolf Nureyev" into my Android yesterday and the goddamned thing tried to correct the name. It happens all the time.

by Anonymousreply 60November 17, 2021 2:05 PM

My third cousin is named Jaylen. Just as awful.

by Anonymousreply 61November 17, 2021 2:56 PM

Don't blame the kids .....

They didn't name themselves.

by Anonymousreply 62November 17, 2021 3:04 PM

I'm partial to Ka'Roh Na.

by Anonymousreply 63November 17, 2021 3:16 PM

Kashlyn is another horrendous one. Why?

by Anonymousreply 64November 17, 2021 3:27 PM

Wow. That’s awful, R64. I have a cousin named Ashlyn (b. 1990), and I think that’s bad enough.

Is “Jermajesty Jackson” really a name? LOL!

by Anonymousreply 65November 17, 2021 3:48 PM

It's not a real name, nonetheless, that's what one of Michael Jackson's nephews was named.

by Anonymousreply 66November 17, 2021 4:04 PM

R1 Not necessarily.

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by Anonymousreply 67November 17, 2021 4:07 PM

R56, I don't think Jason had a trashy connection during the height of the name's popularity. It was just a common name for boys.

by Anonymousreply 68November 17, 2021 8:34 PM

R50 Gen Xers are the ones who started naming their sons Jayden although it has continued with Millennials it seems.

by Anonymousreply 69November 17, 2021 9:37 PM

Britney Spears named her son Jayden and the white trash gates were thrown open.

by Anonymousreply 70November 17, 2021 10:05 PM

R33 — I can’t imagine someone using the name Tristan over the age of 30. It’s a toddler/baby name and a lower middle class sounding one at that. Can you imagine a 75-year old introducing himself as ‘Tristan’?

by Anonymousreply 71November 18, 2021 3:22 AM

[quote] How does this impact you in any way?

Oh, [italic]dear.[/italic]

by Anonymousreply 72November 18, 2021 3:27 AM

[quote] Can you imagine a 75-year old introducing himself as ‘Tristan’?

I can, actually.

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by Anonymousreply 73November 18, 2021 3:29 AM

Mason and Jackson are other trash names

by Anonymousreply 74November 18, 2021 3:50 AM

I guess Cody would be the 80's 90's equivalent to Jayden today

by Anonymousreply 75November 18, 2021 4:30 AM

R75 Corey or Cory too

by Anonymousreply 76November 18, 2021 4:43 AM

This thread sucks.

by Anonymousreply 77November 18, 2021 4:49 AM

^^ sorry, Jayden ^^

by Anonymousreply 78November 18, 2021 4:50 AM

Ask Will Smith.

by Anonymousreply 79November 18, 2021 10:48 AM

All the "ayden" variations are horrible. Jayden, Brayden, Kayden/Caiden, Baiden, Treydan. I know at least one of each. Horrible. Can you imagine in 70 years there are people who are going to have to say "And this is my grandpa, Jayden."

Hayden is a real name so it gets a pass.

by Anonymousreply 80November 18, 2021 11:01 AM

For that matter, imagine all the nursing homes of the future filled with Jayden, Mykynzie, BrookLynne, Madisyn, Connyr, etc.

by Anonymousreply 81November 18, 2021 11:15 AM

[quote]Every kid named Jayden that I know is on the autism spectrum.

It's kind of irritating that you think we should honestly believe you know more than maybe two or three Jaydens.

by Anonymousreply 82November 18, 2021 12:06 PM

🤭 It's not a real name ?

by Anonymousreply 83November 18, 2021 2:30 PM

[QUOTE] Britney Spears named her son Jayden and the white trash gates were thrown open.

Britney is a trashy name, she just continued the family tradition.

by Anonymousreply 84November 18, 2021 2:43 PM

What's wrong with that name?

by Anonymousreply 85November 18, 2021 5:58 PM

So does your mom R77

by Anonymousreply 86November 18, 2021 6:10 PM

My name is Mike Hunt.

by Anonymousreply 87November 18, 2021 6:12 PM

I knew a dog named Tristan. He wasn't one bit trashy. RIP, pooch.

by Anonymousreply 88November 18, 2021 6:23 PM

The nouveau riche version of this phonetic name trend is "axyn/axtyn" Jaxyn, Braxyn, Paxtyn. Gen Z is having babies now so you know they won't be able to name their kids anything sane.

by Anonymousreply 89November 18, 2021 7:18 PM

The worst cashier in Lewisville, Texas is at the ALDI on Josey Lane.

The other day he huffed and puffed and drummed his fingers at ME after I had already paid before he realize HE had forgotten to hit whatever key they're supposed to hit to close the transaction, then he tried to play it off legit.

I looked at the reciept and was not surprised to see "Cashier: JAYDEN" at the top.

As I hastily gathered my purchases into my arms because I forgot my bag, I wanted to quote that movie and tell him he thinks he's hot shit but he's just cold diarrhea!

by Anonymousreply 90November 18, 2021 7:33 PM

I love when morons get on their high horse about fucking names. Whether it was created 30 yrs ago or 300 yrs ago. Someone made it up. The English language is constantly changing and evolving. Popularity of names is also always changing. Change is inevitable.

by Anonymousreply 91November 18, 2021 7:44 PM

Time to deconstruct the name and name your kid Den

by Anonymousreply 92November 18, 2021 9:29 PM

Jayden is no Calliope or Marie-August, but the name seems so appropriate to those with the name.

by Anonymousreply 93November 18, 2021 10:35 PM

R91: Hi, Jayden!

by Anonymousreply 94November 18, 2021 10:43 PM

r53 Nothing is wrong with us. I hope you have saved up some money for Crayden when he gets his 6th DUI, and 4th domestic, and needs a Motel 6 for a week or two to get rid of the meth paranoia before applying for disability for his opiate diabetes addiction.

by Anonymousreply 95November 19, 2021 12:34 AM

r91 My name is over four thousand years old. I am Ignatious, and I'm also ghetto-fabulous.

by Anonymousreply 96November 19, 2021 12:36 AM

My sister came up with this little tidbit - 'not every single mom has a Jayden, but every Jayden has a single mom'

by Anonymousreply 97November 19, 2021 12:53 AM

r97 Does she routinely throw wine in your face while screaming "BITCH!"?

by Anonymousreply 98November 19, 2021 1:59 AM

Tristan is a very old and storied name. a knight of King Arthur and of course of legend Tristan and Iseult. It is an actual and valid name, like it or not.

by Anonymousreply 99November 19, 2021 2:22 AM

Cheers R99. As regards Tristan, wherever did the DL's Opera aficionados go? We will always have Wagner's Tristan und Isolde. Tristan is no Jayden, no matter what.

by Anonymousreply 100November 19, 2021 2:39 AM

R98 Oh god yes - and it's usually the entire box (of wine)

by Anonymousreply 101November 19, 2021 6:32 AM

I know Tristan, and Tristan is no Jayden.

by Anonymousreply 102November 19, 2021 8:03 AM

Exactly, R102. Jayden and Isolde. It just doesn't work.

by Anonymousreply 103November 19, 2021 1:36 PM

Yes, R46. Just like the name Bentley. (Who, in reality, will grow up to work at the Dollar Store.) I saw a skanky woman in a convenience store in Florida with a huge, grotesque tattoo of 2 little girls intertwined with the caption "Misty and Stormy". What do you bet she doesn't have custody of either Misty or Stormy?

by Anonymousreply 104November 19, 2021 2:22 PM

Tristan became a popular name amongst the non-opera attending crowd due to one reason:

Brad Pitt in Legends of the Fall.

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by Anonymousreply 105November 19, 2021 2:49 PM

I'm old. I like names like John, Adam, Walter, Charles, Michael, and George. These names have been around for centuries and will always be classy.

by Anonymousreply 106November 19, 2021 3:07 PM

I prefer really old names, such as Eshkar, Garash, .Namkuzu...

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by Anonymousreply 107November 19, 2021 3:16 PM

I like some unusual names but Jayden is so basic and trailer park.

by Anonymousreply 108November 19, 2021 3:22 PM

I like unusual names too! But not unusual as in I cobbled it together in the garage. Unique and meaningful versus I’m different dammit hear me roar! It conjures annoying parent versus kid with cool name. I always end up feeling sorry for the kid —that’s what you don’t want in naming a child. Subtlety, that old chestnut, is timeless. Sometimes you have to look at the kid before naming to see if fits. There are definitely some children named Grace who are struggling to keep up! To be fair, it’s a lot to live up to. Choose wisely, the poor kid pays the price. former colleague named kid Jaxson, about ten years ago, and my first thought was sad for kid. Have fun with your pets’ names the life span is shorter and they really don’t care what their name is. Harmless fun

by Anonymousreply 109November 24, 2021 6:10 AM

What if you spelled it "Jeigh'dun?" Someone should name their kid that. It's special.

by Anonymousreply 110November 24, 2021 6:43 AM

I binge watched Paternity Court and the names are beyond stupid and the spellings are even stupider......Marvell....Legacy....Zavvia.....Joziah...Whakira....Thor.....Swag.....Jovius........wtf!!

by Anonymousreply 111November 24, 2021 7:11 AM

Tristan annd Isolde

by Anonymousreply 112November 24, 2021 7:23 AM

There is a kid somewhere in the US school public system named Thor Jack Hammer.

by Anonymousreply 113November 24, 2021 7:27 AM

It means thankful or god will judge.

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by Anonymousreply 114November 24, 2021 7:29 AM

Maury always had kids with cringey names featured

by Anonymousreply 115November 24, 2021 3:23 PM

Like the name Maury is some prize?

by Anonymousreply 116November 24, 2021 8:17 PM

Maury is not a prize but it’s a real name. I don’t think people are saying good name or bad name, we weren’t able to choose our own names… The score is saved for the ridiculous made up names that bely ignorance and attention seeking..deadly combination. Being dealt with a shitty name like an old family name Maury, Ida… There’s no shame in that. Probably named after a family member or some thing you can make a poor choice not everybody’s gonna like the name but to make up names because you think you’re special and super creative comes across poorly. These people I would bet are high in the tattoo consumption… What do you think?

by Anonymousreply 117November 24, 2021 9:30 PM

Meant scorn, above.

These names just scream I haven’t thought of the consequences of my life nor do I care. Instant gratification and Shortsighted judgment. And that’s why it’s funny. like somebody who marries someone after a first date...And then we get to say this will end in tears on DL.

by Anonymousreply 118November 24, 2021 9:33 PM

I was in the Brazilian Amazon for a job in the early 2000's, and for some reason "Friends" was on basic TV there all the time and everybody watched.

So...very quickly babies were named Schandler Bing Silva. And Pheeby Santos, Monica, Ross etc, usually spelled wrong. Totally insane because the names of the characters of Friends are already stupid enough.

by Anonymousreply 119November 25, 2021 5:15 AM

I was at Kroger and some (white) woman was talking to her kids Chandler and BamBam...Oddly enough she had no wedding band and her kids looked like they had different daddies.

by Anonymousreply 120November 25, 2021 5:25 AM

Chandler and Bam Bam. Fabulous!

by Anonymousreply 121November 26, 2021 2:38 PM

This thread needs to be nuked. My nephew’s name is Jayden and he is the sweetest, nicest young man with a gentle soul. This thread is trash.

by Anonymousreply 122November 26, 2021 3:17 PM

Sure Jan

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by Anonymousreply 124November 26, 2021 3:28 PM

They should rename gen z Generation Jayden

by Anonymousreply 125November 26, 2021 3:34 PM

It’s no Mark, Rick, or Steve.

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by Anonymousreply 127November 27, 2021 9:46 AM

Jaylen is even worse.

by Anonymousreply 128November 27, 2021 9:47 AM

Jayden's 39-year-old grandmother forgot to wipe the Kool-Aid stain off his mouth before they went grocery shopping at Dollar General.

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