Kagan

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655
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kagan

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  • A submission from Germany says the name Kagan means "King" and is of Turkish origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. Alternative spelling of khagan

kagan was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

Notable Persons Named Kagan

Kağan Söylemezgiller is a soccer player for the FC Wil 1900, Stuttgarter Kickers, VfB Stuttgart, VfL Kirchheim/Teck, MKE Ankaragücü, Kardemir Karabükspor, Çaykur Rizespor, and Turkey national football B team. Kağan was born on March 4th, 1988 in Stuttgart.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kagan

Elena Kagan is a judge. Elena was born on April 28th, 1960.

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Robert was born as the child of Donald Kagan in Athens.

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Jerome was born in 1929.

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Donald Kagan is a scientist in the field of classics. Donald was born on May 1st, 1932 in Kuršėnai.

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Noah Kagan is an executive. Noah was born on February 17th, 1982.

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Israel was born on January 26th, 1839 in Dzyatlava. He died on September 15th, 1933.

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How popular is the baby name Kagan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1978 5 0 5
1986 11 0 11
1987 7 0 7
1988 13 0 13
1989 17 6 11
1990 8 0 8
1991 13 0 13
1992 8 0 8
1993 18 6 12
1994 27 10 17
1995 19 0 19
1996 16 0 16
1997 16 0 16
1998 18 6 12
1999 14 0 14
2000 34 0 34
2001 41 5 36
2002 30 6 24
2003 30 0 30
2004 22 7 15
2005 18 0 18
2006 23 0 23
2007 35 7 28
2008 30 6 24
2009 28 0 28
2010 23 0 23
2011 28 9 19
2012 20 0 20
2013 21 0 21
2014 18 0 18
2015 12 0 12
2016 19 5 14
2017 13 0 13

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Popularity of Kagan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kagan U.S.
  White 95.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.96% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kagan

People with the last name Kagan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kagan

  • How Popular is the name Kagan? Kagan is the 13,760th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kagan was the 10,891st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kagan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 655 babies born with the first name Kagan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kagan 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 Kagan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kagan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kagan was in 2001 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Kagan Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kagan is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Kagan: Your name in reverse order is Nagak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gnkaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kagan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,925 people with the last name Kagan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kagan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kagan as their last name since less than 1 person in 101k 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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