The name Raiden is a boy's name of Japanese origin meaning "thunder and lightning". Raiden is ranked #423 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Baby Names Sure to Shock Grandma and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".
From the experts:
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.
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