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How popular is the baby name Anakin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 5 0 5
1996 6 0 6
1997 14 0 14
1998 26 0 26
1999 114 0 114
2000 96 0 96
2001 66 0 66
2002 69 0 69
2003 53 0 53
2004 66 0 66
2005 133 0 133
2006 120 0 120
2007 102 0 102
2008 101 0 101
2009 119 0 119
2010 100 0 100
2011 91 0 91
2012 127 0 127
2013 143 0 143
2014 219 0 219
2015 235 0 235

Fun Facts about the name Anakin

  • How many people with the first name Anakin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,005 babies born with the first name Anakin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anakin to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anakin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Anakin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anakin was in 2015 with a total of 235 babies.
  • Random Anakin Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anakin is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Anakin: Your name in reverse order is Nikana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nkiana. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Anakin as a first name

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Anakin

The name "Anakin" is of American origin, and it means "Warrior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

First appeared in 1977 in the novel Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker.

  1. A male given name

Other Inspirations for the Name Anakin

Anakin And Padme
Anakin Skywalker
Anakin Skywalker Actor
Anakin Skywalker Father
Anakin Skywalker Quotes
Anakin Solo
Anakin Vs Dooku
Anakin Vs Obi Wan
Anakin Skywalker Kid Actor

What does the name Anakin mean?

Ais for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

Nis for nifty, how neat!

Ais for admirers, and all that you have!

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Iis for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

Nis for nice, need I say more?

Past life for Anakin born Jul 7, 1964

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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 Germany approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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