Raiden, often Anglicized to be spelled Rayden, is traditionally a boy's name and it is of Japanese origin. The meaning of Raiden is 'god spirit'. It also means 'the god of thunder and lightning'. It is derived from two Japanese words, 'rai', which means ‘thunder’ and 'den' which means ‘lightning’. The name is also a regional epithet of Raijin, the Japanese god. A well-known personality with the name is Raiden Tameemon, a famous Sumo wrestler.