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in the U.S.
since 1880
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51k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Kane

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 10 0 10
1954 14 0 14
1955 12 0 12
1956 17 0 17
1957 11 0 11
1958 14 0 14
1959 12 0 12
1960 7 0 7
1961 10 0 10
1962 23 0 23
1963 21 0 21
1964 17 0 17
1965 15 0 15
1966 15 0 15
1967 14 0 14
1968 17 0 17
1969 27 0 27
1970 36 0 36
1971 38 0 38
1972 30 0 30
1973 62 0 62
1974 60 0 60
1975 45 0 45
1976 45 0 45
1977 59 0 59
1978 48 0 48
1979 52 0 52
1980 46 0 46
1981 57 0 57
1982 65 5 60
1983 63 0 63
1984 47 0 47
1985 76 8 68
1986 88 0 88
1987 94 0 94
1988 108 0 108
1989 102 0 102
1990 116 5 111
1991 102 0 102
1992 118 0 118
1993 207 6 201
1994 276 0 276
1995 259 0 259
1996 253 0 253
1997 259 0 259
1998 350 0 350
1999 323 0 323
2000 333 0 333
2001 322 0 322
2002 304 0 304
2003 275 0 275
2004 276 0 276
2005 282 0 282
2006 310 0 310
2007 379 0 379
2008 654 0 654
2009 535 0 535
2010 449 0 449
2011 511 0 511
2012 477 0 477
2013 485 0 485
2014 593 0 593
2015 708 0 708

Fun Facts about the name Kane

  • How many people with the first name Kane have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,633 babies born with the first name Kane in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kane to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kane? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Kane first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kane is Tuesday, August 1st, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Kane born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kane was in 2015 with a total of 708 babies.
  • Random Kane Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kane is not a popular baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Kane: Your name in reverse order is Enak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nake. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kane? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 50,584 people with the last name Kane.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kane? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 17 of them will have Kane as their last name.
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Popularity of Kane as a first name

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Popularity of Kane as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kane U.S.
  White 89.08% 64.26%
  African American 4.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kane

People with the last name Kane are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kane" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kane as well as things modernly associated with the name Kane such as celebrities named Kane.

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Origin and Meaning of Kane

The name "Kane" is of Irish origin, and it means "Battle". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A surname​.

Kane Hodder

Kane Hodder is an actor, stuntman, and author with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Kane was born in 1955 as Kane Warren Hodder in Auburn, California.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Kane

Kane Show
Kane Show Podcast
Kane Show Roses
Kane Show Wife
Kane And Natasha
Kane Show Divorce
Kane Show On Demand
Kane Show Twitter
Kane Show War Of The Roses
Kane Wwe

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kane

Christian Kane

Christian Kane is an actor and singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1997 to present. Christian was born in 1974 in Dallas, Texas.

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Carol Kane

Carol Kane is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1971 to present. Carol was born in 1952 as Carolyn Laurie Kane in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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What does the name Kane mean?

Kis for keen, your sense of honesty.

Ais for aware, of your surroundings

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

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