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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kaman

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

A is for activities, for you have many.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons Named Kaman

Kaman was born on July 7th, 1962.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kaman

Chris Kaman is a basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Pelicans, Dallas Mavericks, and Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Chris was born on April 28th, 1982 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Rob Kaman is a martial artist. Rob was born on June 5th, 1960 in Amsterdam.


Charles Huron Kaman was an aircraft designer and musical instrument designer. Charles was born on June 15th, 1919. He breathed his last breath on January 31st, 2011.


Kritsada Kaman is an athlete for the Phan Thong F.C.


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Popularity of Kaman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kaman U.S.
  White 87.57% 64.26%
  African American 3.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kaman

People with the last name Kaman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kaman

  • How Popular is the name Kaman? Kaman is the 55,776th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kaman was the 39,607th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kaman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29 babies born with the first name Kaman in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kaman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kaman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kaman is Monday, February 11th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Kaman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kaman was in 1996 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kaman: Your name in reverse order is Namak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mnaak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kaman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 555 people with the last name Kaman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kaman? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kaman as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k 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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