in the U.S.
since 1880


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

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

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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 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anakin" is not a popular baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 218 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Anakin popular?

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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.


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 activities, for you have many.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nikana". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Naanik". 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 Jul 9, 1967

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 Egypt approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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