(Closed) Is this a boys name or a girls name?

posted 9 years ago in Names
  • poll: Is Hayden a girls name or a boys name?



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  • Post # 3
    5976 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I think girl…when I heard it, I thought of Hayden Panettiere.

    Post # 4
    3770 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 1999

    I think it a boy name that recently became used for a girl name. Traditionally a boy name though.

    Post # 5
    4693 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Both Hayden Panettiere and Hayden Christensen come to mind, so I’d say gender neutral!

    Post # 6
    7899 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    According to the Baby Name Guesser:


    It’s a boy!

    Based on popular usage, it is 1.530 times more common for Hayden to be a boy’s name.

    The popularity of Hayden is: 5.329 
    (where 0 = extremely rare, 6 = super popular)

    Post # 7
    3373 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011


    I think the abscence of hard phonetic sounds makes the name more feminine.

    Post # 8
    1853 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    I went to school with 3 boy Hayden’s. It’s pretty ambiguous.

    Post # 9
    6995 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    I know both boys and girls with this name 🙂


    Post # 10
    5842 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I voted girl, but the more I think about it the more neutral it seems to me. Certainly nothing for people to get worked up about.

    Post # 11
    13094 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

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    @ieatunicorns:  “I think it a boy name that recently became used for a girl name. Traditionally a boy name though.”

    I agree.  My first gut reaction is boy.  But I wouldn’t find it super crazy from someone to use it for a girl.

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