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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kanye

  • Gender: Boy
  • #8589 All Time
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How popular is the name "Kanye" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2002 5 0 5
2003 87 0 87
2004 526 19 507
2005 207 5 202
2006 101 0 101
2007 53 0 53
2008 81 0 81
2009 64 0 64
2010 30 0 30
2011 35 0 35
2012 34 0 34
2013 40 0 40
2014 22 0 22

Want to know about the populiarty of Kanye? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,285 babies born with the name Kanye in the United States. That's more than enough Kanyes to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kanye" was in 2004 with a total of 507 babies.

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kanye" is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 36 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of only 526 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Kanye popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Kanye West

Kanye West is a rapper, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Kanye was born in 1977 as Kanye Omari West in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Eynak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Enyka". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kanye born Aug 27, 1981

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 Western Russia 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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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