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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kainen

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  • According to a user from France, the name Kainen is of Celtic / Gaelic origin and means "Variant spelling of Irish 'Kane' meaning Battle / Fighter; or variant of similar welsh names meaning good looking. The added 'en' at the end of the normally written 'Kain', coming from the Japanese language meaning fate, or kamra. It may also mean a blood relationship, connection, or tie.".
  • A user from Indiana, United States says the name Kainen is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of God".
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Kainen means "Handsome" and is of Irish origin.
  • A user from Virginia, United States says the name Kainen is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from North Carolina, United States, the name Kainen is of English origin and means "Helpful and powerful".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kainen

Jacob Kainen was a in the fields of painting, printmaking, and curator. Jacob was born on December 7th, 1909 in Waterbury, Connecticut. He died on March 19th, 2001.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1989 5 0 5
1993 6 0 6
1994 12 0 12
1995 7 0 7
1996 17 0 17
1997 15 0 15
1998 17 0 17
1999 29 0 29
2000 18 0 18
2001 25 0 25
2002 26 0 26
2003 28 0 28
2004 26 0 26
2005 25 0 25
2006 29 0 29
2007 28 0 28
2008 42 0 42
2009 46 0 46
2010 48 0 48
2011 51 0 51
2012 36 0 36
2013 40 0 40
2014 34 0 34
2015 58 0 58
2016 68 0 68
2017 87 0 87

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Popularity of Kainen as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kainen

  • How Popular is the name Kainen? Kainen is the 11,938th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kainen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 823 babies born with the first name Kainen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kainen to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kainen? 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.
  • When was Kainen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kainen is Monday, March 20th, 1978.
  • What year had the most people named Kainen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kainen was in 2017 with a total of 87 babies.
  • Random Kainen Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kainen is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Kainen: Your name in reverse order is Neniak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nieakn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kainen born May 22, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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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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