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 Hakan

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  • A submission from Turkey says the name Hakan means "Khan, King" and is of Korean origin.

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Notable Persons Named Hakan

Hakan Çalhanoğlu is a soccer player for the Bayer 04 Leverkusen, SV Waldhof Mannheim, Karlsruher SC, Hamburger SV, Turkey national youth football team, Turkey national under-17 football team, and Turkey national under-19 football team. Hakan was born on February 8th, 1994 in Mannheim, Germany.


Hakan Şükür is a football player, politician, and footballer(retired). He has had major accomplishments since 1987. Hakan was born on September 1st, 1971 in Adapazarı.


Hakan Fidan is a Chief of the National Intelligence Organization of Turkey and National Intelligence Organization (Turkey). Hakan was born in 1968 in Ankara.


Hakan Balta is a soccer player for the Galatasaray S.K. (football), Hertha BSC II, Manisaspor, and Turkey national football team. Hakan was born on March 23rd, 1983 in West Berlin, West Germany.


Hakan Yakin is a soccer player for the FC Concordia Basel, FC Basel, Grasshopper Club Zürich, FC St. Gallen, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., VfB Stuttgart, Galatasaray S.K. (football), BSC Young Boys, Al-Gharafa Sports Club, FC Luzern, AC Bellinzona, Switzerland national under-19 football team, and Swit. Hakan was born on February 22nd, 1977 in Basel, Switzerland.


Håkan Hellström is a pop music, jangle pop, and soul music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1991. Håkan was born on April 2nd, 1974 in Gothenburg, Sweden.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hakan

Fikret was given the name Bumin Gaffar Çitanak on April 23rd, 1934 in Balıkesir. Fikret is also known as Çitanak and Bumin Gaffar.


Killa Hakan is a hip hop music, hardcore hip hop, and gangsta rap rapper, songwriter, and rapping. He was most active from 1986 to present. Killa was given the name Hakan Durmus on March 3rd, 1973 in Berlin. Killa is also known as Killa Hakan, Durmuş, and Hakan.


Ihsan was born in 1965. They died in 1993.


Fun Facts about the name Hakan

  • How Popular is the name Hakan? Hakan is the 22,499th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hakan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 282 babies born with the first name Hakan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hakan 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 Hakan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Hakan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hakan is Wednesday, December 22nd, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Hakan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hakan was in 2017 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hakan: Your name in reverse order is Nakah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aahnk. How do you pronounce that?

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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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