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Gender: M Meaning of Raiden: "thunder and lightning" Origin of Raiden: Japanese Raiden's Popularity in 2014: #479

The name of the Japanese god of thunder makes an assertive choice, very much at home in the Western world. Because of the name's similarity to popular baby names Aiden and Jayden, most people will pronounce it RAY-den, but it's more properly RYE-den.

Famous People Named Raiden

Raiden Tameemon, Japanese sumo wrestler

Pop Culture References for the name Raiden

Raiden, character in Mortal Kombat video game series
Raiden, character in Metal Gear video game series
Raiden, character in Fatal Fury video game series
"Raiden," arcade game

Rayden, Rayedon, Raydun, Raidin, Raidan