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Gender: Male Meaning of Raiden: "thunder and lightning" Origin of Raiden: Japanese Raiden's Popularity in 2017: #400

The name Raiden is a boy's name of Japanese origin meaning "thunder and lightning". Raiden is ranked #400 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 "Sibsets you know".

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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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
Raiden, minor character in the game Okami

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