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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Aiken

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Little Adam
  • #25187 All Time
Girls
Boys
More Popular Potential Spellings
< 1k Akina
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How popular is the name "Aiken" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1920505
1921606
1999505
2002606
2003909
2004606
2005707
200612012
200713013
200813013
200915015
201016016
201123023
201226026
201322022
201422022

Want to know about the populiarty of Aiken? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 206 babies born with the name Aiken in the United States. That's more than enough Aikens to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Aiken" was in 2012 with a total of 26 babies.

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aiken" is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of only 6 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Aiken" mean? The list below shows the origins of Aiken as well as things modernly associated with the name Aiken such as celebrities named Aiken.

English

Origin and Meaning of Aiken

The name "Aiken" is of English origin, and it means "Little Adam". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

K is for kindness, you always show.

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nekia". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ekain". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Aiken born May 26, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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