Raiden name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Raiden mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Raiden

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Raiden means "Literally means 'God Spirit' , has an association with the God of Thunder" and is of Japanese origin.
  2. A submission from Trinidad and Tobago says the name Raiden means "God Spirit".
  3. According to a user from Serbia, the name Raiden is of Serbian origin and means "Thunder".
  4. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Raiden is of Japanese origin and means "Thunder and lightning".
  5. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Raiden is of Scottish origin and means "The name originated in Ireland and Scotland and means brave. Related: Braiden".
  6. A submission from Philippines says the name Raiden means "A good boy".
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International Interest
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Possible a modern variant of Rayden, or a coinage rhyming with Braiden, Jaiden, etc.

  1. A male given name originating as a coinage.

Notable Persons Named Raiden

Notable Persons Named Raiden

Raiden Tameemon

Raiden Tameemon was a sumo wrestler. Raiden was born in Tōmi, Nagano. He passed away on February 11th, 1825.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Raiden U.S.
  White 82.68% 64.26%
  African American 9.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Raiden

People with the last name Raiden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Raiden

  • What name lists does Raiden rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Raiden? Raiden is the 2,904th most popular name of all time. As a last name Raiden was the 133,048th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Raiden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,229 babies born with the first name Raiden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raiden to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raiden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Raiden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raiden is Monday, January 15th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Raiden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raiden was in 2019 with a total of 818 babies.
  • Random Raiden Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raiden ranks 69th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 21 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Raiden: The name spelled backwards is Nediar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Enadir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Raiden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 127 people with the last name Raiden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Raiden? Raiden is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Raiden name meaning

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