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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cainan

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Alt. Meaning

C is for captive, your web of charm.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

N is for narrator, tell many stories

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons Named Cainan

Cainan Wiebe is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Cainan was born on August 27th, 1995 in British Columbia.

Popularity:

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1981 9 0 9
1983 11 0 11
1984 7 0 7
1985 6 0 6
1987 7 0 7
1988 6 0 6
1989 6 0 6
1990 11 0 11
1991 11 0 11
1992 6 0 6
1993 11 0 11
1994 7 0 7
1995 12 0 12
1996 11 0 11
1997 24 0 24
1998 21 0 21
1999 27 0 27
2000 24 0 24
2001 21 0 21
2002 23 0 23
2003 34 0 34
2004 39 0 39
2005 22 0 22
2006 40 0 40
2007 40 0 40
2008 28 0 28
2009 38 0 38
2010 34 0 34
2011 24 0 24
2012 32 0 32
2013 21 0 21
2014 23 0 23
2015 38 0 38
2016 47 0 47
2017 40 0 40

Fun Facts about the name Cainan

  • How Popular is the name Cainan? Cainan is the 12,556th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cainan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 761 babies born with the first name Cainan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cainan to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cainan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Cainan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cainan is Thursday, December 6th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Cainan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cainan was in 2016 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Cainan Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cainan is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Cainan: Your name in reverse order is Naniac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cnania. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cainan born Nov 6, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1175. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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  • 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).
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