First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kathan

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Kathan is of Unknown origin and means "Nice".
  • A submission from Illinois, United States says the name Kathan means "Jesus" and is of English origin.

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Notable Persons Named Kathan

Kathan was born in 1935.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kathan

Klaus Kathan is a hockey player for the EC Bad Tölz in the Oberliga (ice hockey). His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Klaus was born on January 7th, 1977 in Bad Tölz.


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Popularity of Kathan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kathan U.S.
  White 95.60% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kathan

People with the last name Kathan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kathan

  • How Popular is the name Kathan? Kathan is the 27,983rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kathan was the 50,960th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kathan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 184 babies born with the first name Kathan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kathan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kathan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kathan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kathan is Monday, April 11th, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Kathan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kathan was in 2012 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kathan: Your name in reverse order is Nahtak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nathka. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kathan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 409 people with the last name Kathan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kathan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kathan as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k 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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