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Popularity
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kane

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Battle
  • #2401 All Time
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How popular is the name "Kane" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
195310010
195414014
195512012
195617017
195711011
195814014
195912012
1960707
196110010
196223023
196321021
196417017
196515015
196615015
196714014
196817017
196927027
197036036
197138038
197230030
197362062
197460060
197545045
197645045
197759059
197848048
197952052
198046046
198157057
198265560
198363063
198447047
198576868
198688088
198794094
19881080108
19891020102
19901165111
19911020102
19921180118
19932076201
19942760276
19952590259
19962530253
19972590259
19983500350
19993230323
20003330333
20013220322
20023040304
20032750275
20042760276
20052820282
20063100310
20073790379
20086540654
20095350535
20104490449
20115110511
20124770477
20134840484
20145900590

Want to know about the populiarty of Kane? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,921 babies born with the name Kane in the United States. That's more than enough Kanes to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009). The name first appeared in the year 1953 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kane" was in 2008 with a total of 654 babies.

According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kane" is not a popular baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of only 333 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Kane" mean?

Kane (Irish): Battle

The name "Kane" is of Irish origin and it means "Battle". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 5 other names that are similar to this one.

K is for kindness, you always show.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Enak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nkae". 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.

Where is the name Kane popular?



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

Celebrities named Kane

Kane Hodder

Kane Hodder is an actor, stuntman, and author with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Kane was born in 1955 as Kane Warren Hodder in Auburn, California.

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Past life for Kane born Jun 13, 1993

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 USA South-East approximately on 550. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Kane

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