< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • #40873 All Time
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How popular is the name "Katniss" in the U.S.?

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Want to know about the populiarty of Katniss? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67 babies born with the name Katniss in the United States. That's more than enough Katniss to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2012 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Katniss" was in 2014 with a total of 38 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Katniss" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 38 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Katniss popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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


Origin and Meaning of Katniss

The name "Katniss" is of American origin, and it means "Plant Name, Sagittaria Genus". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

Your name in reverse order is "Ssintak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Stiaskn". 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 Katniss born Jun 3, 1975

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 North of Latin America approximately on 1525. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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