Hayden was a distinguished British surname that means “hedged valley” in Old English. The name was also adopted in Europe as a tribute to Austrian composer Joseph Haydn. Although it is considered a unisex name, Hayden is more common for boys than girls. But that didn't stop Hayden Panetierre from shining! Parents looking for inspirational place names should not rule out famous landmarks in favorite cities: The Hayden Planetarium in New York City has helped boost Hayden as as a top pick. TV chef Tyler Florence has a son named Hayden.
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- Hayden ChristensenActor
- Hayden ScottDrummer
- Hayden WilliamsFashion Designer
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