Kana

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757
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since 1880
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561
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kana

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  1. A Japanese female given name

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

Notable Persons Named Kana

Kana was born on September 26th, 1981 in Osaka.

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Kana Hanazawa is a singer, voice acting in japan, and voice actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Kana was born on February 25th, 1989 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Kana Nishino is a pop music, contemporary r&b, and j-pop singing and lyricist. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Kana was given the name 西野 加奈子 on March 18th, 1989 in Matsusaka, Mie, Japan.

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Kana Ueda is a voice actress, singer, and voice acting in japan. Kana was born on June 9th, 1980 in Ikoma, Nara, Japan.

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Kana Asumi is a voice acting in japan, singing, voice actress, and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to present. Kana was given the name Kana Harada on August 12th, 1983 in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

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Kana was born on February 12th, 1993 in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kana

Kana was born on September 26th, 1981 in Osaka.

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Sébastien Kana is a soccer player for the Union Douala, Mount Cameroon F.C., Canon Yaoundé, and Coton Sport FC de Garoua. Sébastien was born on November 18th, 1983 in Yaoundé.

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Jan Kana is a hockey player for the HC Vítkovice Steel in the Czech Extraliga. They were most prominent from 2007 to present. Jan was born on March 22nd, 1990 in Ostrava.

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Jimmy Kana is a soccer player for the FC Nordsjælland. Jimmy was born on July 7th, 1992 in Denmark.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 6 6 0
1964 5 5 0
1968 7 7 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 10 10 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 5 5 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 12 12 0
1985 14 14 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 17 17 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 14 14 0
1991 14 14 0
1992 22 22 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 24 24 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 16 16 0
1999 25 25 0
2000 21 21 0
2001 25 25 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 19 19 0
2004 21 21 0
2005 19 13 6
2006 27 27 0
2007 20 20 0
2008 26 20 6
2009 27 27 0
2010 15 15 0
2011 18 12 6
2012 19 19 0
2013 18 18 0
2014 15 15 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 19 19 0
2017 15 15 0

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Popularity of Kana as a last name

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Common last names for Kana

  • Higa
  • Nakasone
  • Tamashiro
  • Uehara

Common first names for Kana

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kana U.S.
  White 79.50% 64.26%
  African American 5.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kana

People with the last name Kana are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kana

  • How Popular is the name Kana? Kana is the 12,596th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kana was the 39,212th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 757 babies born with the first name Kana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kana 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 Kana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kana is Saturday, October 23rd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Kana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kana was in 2006 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Kana Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kana is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Kana: Your name in reverse order is Anak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aakn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 561 people with the last name Kana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kana? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kana 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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