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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 10 0 10
1954 14 0 14
1955 12 0 12
1956 17 0 17
1957 11 0 11
1958 14 0 14
1959 12 0 12
1960 7 0 7
1961 10 0 10
1962 23 0 23
1963 21 0 21
1964 17 0 17
1965 15 0 15
1966 15 0 15
1967 14 0 14
1968 17 0 17
1969 27 0 27
1970 36 0 36
1971 38 0 38
1972 30 0 30
1973 62 0 62
1974 60 0 60
1975 45 0 45
1976 45 0 45
1977 59 0 59
1978 48 0 48
1979 52 0 52
1980 46 0 46
1981 57 0 57
1982 65 5 60
1983 63 0 63
1984 47 0 47
1985 76 8 68
1986 88 0 88
1987 94 0 94
1988 108 0 108
1989 102 0 102
1990 116 5 111
1991 102 0 102
1992 118 0 118
1993 207 6 201
1994 276 0 276
1995 259 0 259
1996 253 0 253
1997 259 0 259
1998 350 0 350
1999 323 0 323
2000 333 0 333
2001 322 0 322
2002 304 0 304
2003 275 0 275
2004 276 0 276
2005 282 0 282
2006 310 0 310
2007 379 0 379
2008 654 0 654
2009 535 0 535
2010 449 0 449
2011 511 0 511
2012 477 0 477
2013 484 0 484
2014 590 0 590

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kane" is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 590 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Kane

The name "Kane" is of Irish origin, and it means "Battle". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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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Alternative Meanings

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Enak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Neak". 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 Kane born Aug 27, 1941

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 Southern India approximately on 1350. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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