First Name
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 Atakan

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Atakan means "'Ata' means grandfather or ancestor and 'Kan' means blood. This makes Atakan mean ancestors blood." and is of Turkish origin.
  • A user from Turkey says the name Atakan is of Turkish origin and means "Ata: father Kan: khan, ruler, emperor".
  • According to a user from Malaysia, the name Atakan is of Turkish origin and means "Ata means Father and kan means khan (king in Turkic-Mongolic states) so it means the Father Khan or the Khan who is the Father. the name mentions Chinggis Khan as the father khans of the khans in Turkish steppes.".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Atakan

Atakan was born on November 9th, 1976 in Erzurum.


Atakan was born on August 13th, 1985 in Şefaatli, Yozgat Province, Turkey.


Atakan Cangöz is a sports team member for the Antalyaspor.


Atakan Karazor is an athlete for the Borussia Dortmund II.


Atakan Yigtoglu is an athlete for the Berliner AK 07.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Atakan

Ruzen was born in 1966.


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Fun Facts about the name Atakan

  • How Popular is the name Atakan? Atakan is the 77,952nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Atakan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7 babies born with the first name Atakan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Atakan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Atakan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Atakan was in 2000 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Atakan: Your name in reverse order is Nakata. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kanata. How do you pronounce that?

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