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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
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< 1k Akina
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How popular is the name "Aiken" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1920 5 0 5
1921 6 0 6
1999 5 0 5
2002 6 0 6
2003 9 0 9
2004 6 0 6
2005 7 0 7
2006 12 0 12
2007 13 0 13
2008 13 0 13
2009 15 0 15
2010 16 0 16
2011 23 0 23
2012 26 0 26
2013 22 0 22
2014 22 0 22

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 altruism, the unselfish you.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

K is for kindness, you always show.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nekia". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Inkae". 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 Aug 3, 2013

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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