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 Kein

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons Named Kein

Kein was born on February 22nd, 1985.


Kein Cross is a fashion designer. Kein was born in Dallas, Texas.


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Popularity of Kein as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kein U.S.
  White 81.37% 64.26%
  African American 8.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kein

People with the last name Kein are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kein

  • How Popular is the name Kein? Kein is the 39,200th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kein was the 90,495th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kein have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 84 babies born with the first name Kein in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kein 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 Kein? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kein first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kein is Wednesday, August 2nd, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Kein born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kein was in 1984 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kein: Your name in reverse order is Niek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enki. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kein? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 204 people with the last name Kein.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kein? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kein as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m 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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