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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Notable Persons Named Kenshin

Kenshin Kawakami is a baseball player. Kenshin was born on June 22nd, 1975 in Tokushima, Tokushima.


Kenshin Fujii is an athlete for the FC Maruyasu Okazaki.


Kenshin Yoshimaru is a sports team member for the Oita Trinita.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kenshin

Himura Kenshin is an animanga character.


Uesugi Kenshin is a military person.


Fun Facts about the name Kenshin

  • How Popular is the name Kenshin? Kenshin is the 23,360th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kenshin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 263 babies born with the first name Kenshin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kenshin 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 Kenshin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kenshin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kenshin is Monday, March 5th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Kenshin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kenshin was in 2003 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Kenshin Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kenshin is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Kenshin: Your name in reverse order is Nihsnek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsnikeh. How do you pronounce that?

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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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