in the U.S.
since 1880


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How popular is the baby 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
2015 26 0 26

Want to know about the popularity of the Kanye baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,311 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 Missouri. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Missouri 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?

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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.


Other Inspirations for the Name Kanye

Kanye For President
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Kanye 2020

Alternative Meanings

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Y is for young, the years never show!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

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

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Past life for Kanye born Feb 10, 1949

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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 Yukon approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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