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Popularity
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Anakin

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Warrior
  • #6988 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Anakin" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 5 0 5
1996 6 0 6
1997 14 0 14
1998 26 0 26
1999 114 0 114
2000 96 0 96
2001 66 0 66
2002 69 0 69
2003 53 0 53
2004 66 0 66
2005 133 0 133
2006 120 0 120
2007 102 0 102
2008 101 0 101
2009 119 0 119
2010 100 0 100
2011 91 0 91
2012 127 0 127
2013 143 0 143
2014 218 0 218

Want to know about the populiarty of Anakin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,769 babies born with the name Anakin in the United States. That's more than enough Anakins to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Anakin" was in 2014 with a total of 218 babies.

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anakin" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 101 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Anakin popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Anakin in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

American

Origin and Meaning of Anakin

The name "Anakin" is of American origin, and it means "Warrior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for nice, need I say more?

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nikana". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Naknia". 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 Anakin born May 10, 1980

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 Ireland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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