The first name Jayden is female and male.
Jayden is a name for boys and girls, but is more often used as a boy’s name. The name was presumably created in the US and is a very new name. It derived from the names Jay and Hayden. Jay is a short form of a lot of names, Hayden was originally a family name. Jayden could as well be a form of Jade or of the Hebrew name Jadon.
Jayden means “jaybird” (from Jay), “heather” (from Hayden) “jewel” (from Jade) or “thankful” (from Jadon).