First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Arkan

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from California, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Arkan?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Arkan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Arkan

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Arkan to us below


From Arabic

  1. (Islam) The five "pillars", requirements or devotional duties of Islam; shahada, salat, zakat, saum and hajjh

Notable Persons Named Arkan

Arkan is a leader, boss (crime), and paramilitary.


Arkan was born in 1945.


Arkan Mubayed is a soccer player for the Al-Yarmouk FC (Jordan), Hutteen SC, and Syria national under-20 football team. Arkan was born on March 28th, 1983 in Latakia.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Arkan

Arkan is a leader, boss (crime), and paramilitary.


Seyfi was born in 1903 in Istanbul. He breathed his last breath on July 15th, 1966.


Fun Facts about the name Arkan

  • How Popular is the name Arkan? Arkan is the 48,152nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arkan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 47 babies born with the first name Arkan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arkan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2012 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Arkan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arkan is Sunday, August 14th, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Arkan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arkan was in 2012 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Arkan: Your name in reverse order is Nakra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naark. How do you pronounce that?

What Arkans Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Arkan

Name poster for Arkan(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.