in the U.S.
since 1880


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

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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 New York. Imagine that, only 28 babies in New York 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 new england region? 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.


Alternative Meanings

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Y is for young, the years never show!

E is for elegant, born within you.

Your name in reverse order is "Eynak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kaney". 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 Kanye born Dec 18, 1946

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 Southern Australia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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