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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arkie

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     Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Virginia, United States says the name Arkie means "Thanks".
  • A submission from Australia says the name Arkie means "Thanks!" and is of English origin.
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International Interest
  1. (US, informal) A native or resident of the state of Arkansas in the United States of America.

Notable Persons Named Arkie

Arkie Whiteley was an actor. Arkie was given the name Arkie Deya Whiteley on November 6th, 1964. She died on December 19th, 2001.


Arkie Shibley was a western swing musician. He plays Lead vocalist and Guitar. He was most active from 1950 to 1950. Arkie was given the name Jesse Lee Shibley on September 21st, 1914 in Van Buren, Arkansas. He died in 1975.


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International Interest for Arkie

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Arkie as a last name

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Common last names for Arkie

  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Baker

Fun Facts about the name Arkie

  • How Popular is the name Arkie? Arkie is the 25,569th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arkie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 220 babies born with the first name Arkie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arkie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arkie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arkie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arkie is Friday, July 27th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Arkie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arkie was in 1917 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Arkie Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arkie is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Arkie: Your name in reverse order is Eikra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekari. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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