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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dokken

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  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Dokken is of Norwegian origin and means "Hallowed warrior".

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  1. Plural form of dok

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dokken

Don Dokken is a glam metal and heavy metal music musician. He plays Guitar, Keyboard instrument, Tambourine, Percussion instrument, Harmonica, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1976. Don was given the name Donald Maynard Dokken on June 29th, 1953.


Arne Dokken is an athlete for the Åssiden IF, Strømsgodset IF, Lillestrøm SK, Panathinaikos F.C., Apollon Smyrni F.C., Rosenborg BK, and Norway national football team. Arne was born on August 27th, 1955 in Drammen, Norway.


Michael Dokken is a nascar driver.


Kenneth Dokken is a soccer player for the Strømsgodset IF, Hønefoss BK, HamKam, Odds BK, Ranheim Fotball, and Sandefjord Fotball. Kenneth was born on October 10th, 1978 in Lørenskog.


Wade was born on March 3rd, 1960.


Siri was born on July 5th, 1966.


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Popularity of Dokken as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dokken U.S.
  White 95.54% 64.26%
  African American 0.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dokken

People with the last name Dokken are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dokken

  • How Popular is the name Dokken? Dokken is the 86,888th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dokken was the 27,556th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dokken have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Dokken in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dokken? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Dokken born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dokken was in 1989 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dokken: Your name in reverse order is Nekkod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Koedkn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dokken? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 874 people with the last name Dokken.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dokken? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dokken as their last name since less than 1 person in 333k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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