Aditya literally refers to sun. Aditya also refers to something related to sun or belonging to sun.
Reference of Aditya is found in Shiva Puran as a name of Lord Shiva as the manifestation of light and energy that lights up every heart.
Mention of this name is also found in Shashranama as another form of Lord Vishnu as in his Vaman incarnation he was born of Aditi.
Aditya is also found to be referred in Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण), Riga Veda (ऋग्-वेद), Arthav Veda (अथर्व-वेद), Aitreya-Brahman (ऐतरेय-ब्राह्मण) and Shishupal-Vadh (शिशुपाल-वध) where Aditya means someone who belongs to sun.
Aditya also founds mentioned in Riga Veda (ऋग्-वेद) and Chandogya-Upnishad (छान्दोग्य-उपनिषद्) where Aditya signifies name of seven deities of heavenly sphere.
Aditya founds reference also in Chandogya-Upnishad (छान्दोग्य-उपनिषद्), Taittriya-Sanhita (तैत्तिरीय-संहिता) and Sayan (सायण) where Aditya is the seventh dieties of heavenly sphere. Lexicographers like Hemchandra and Halayudh have also used this name in their writings as plant, constellation and the seventh lunar mansion.
As it is shown in the chart here Aditya is a very popular name in the USA as it is adopted by more than 700 people of the USA as the name of their children. Aditya is in trend since 1979. This is a very famous name in India. Here It is adopted by more than 10000 people as the name of their kids.
Aditya is a unique kind of name with a great meaning attached to it. Aditya also has great sort of mythological significance attached to it.
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