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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 Kaysen

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  • A submission from Tennessee, United States says the name Kaysen means "Precious, out going, one of a kind" and is of English origin.
Other origins: American

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kaysen

Susanna Kaysen is an author. Susanna was born as the child of Carl Kaysen on November 11th, 1948 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Carl Kaysen was an economist, author, and professor. Carl was born on March 5th, 1920 in Philadelphia. He breathed his last breath on February 8th, 2010.


Gavin was born in 1979.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1998 6 0 6
1999 9 0 9
2000 21 8 13
2001 13 5 8
2002 18 6 12
2003 20 0 20
2004 27 9 18
2005 36 8 28
2006 39 9 30
2007 59 9 50
2008 84 20 64
2009 135 21 114
2010 131 25 106
2011 157 21 136
2012 233 23 210
2013 245 29 216
2014 342 38 304
2015 381 33 348
2016 362 21 341
2017 415 27 388

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Popularity of Kaysen as a first name

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Popularity of Kaysen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kaysen U.S.
  White 93.68% 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 3.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kaysen

People with the last name Kaysen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kaysen

  • How Popular is the name Kaysen? Kaysen is the 5,544th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kaysen was the 95,955th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kaysen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,733 babies born with the first name Kaysen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kaysen to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kaysen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kaysen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kaysen is Tuesday, October 18th, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Kaysen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kaysen was in 2017 with a total of 388 babies.
  • Random Kaysen Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kaysen is not a popular baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Kaysen: Your name in reverse order is Nesyak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nekays. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kaysen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 190 people with the last name Kaysen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kaysen? Kaysen is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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