Kodiak

First Name
524
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kodiak

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Kodiak
Same as Kodiak bear.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Brown bear of coastal Alaska and British Columbia
  2. An island off southern Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska; site of the first European settlement in the area which was founded by the Russians in 1784
Wiktionary
  1. A town in Alaska: see Wikipedia:Kodiak, Alaska
  2. A Kodiak bear

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1988 5 0 5
1989 9 0 9
1990 7 0 7
1991 12 0 12
1992 13 0 13
1993 14 0 14
1994 29 0 29
1995 23 0 23
1996 18 0 18
1997 19 0 19
1998 19 0 19
1999 12 0 12
2000 18 0 18
2001 15 0 15
2002 21 0 21
2003 20 0 20
2004 20 0 20
2005 11 0 11
2006 14 0 14
2007 18 0 18
2008 20 0 20
2009 22 0 22
2010 18 0 18
2011 18 0 18
2012 17 0 17
2013 18 0 18
2014 22 0 22
2015 16 0 16
2016 26 0 26
2017 30 0 30

Fun Facts about the name Kodiak

  • How Popular is the name Kodiak? Kodiak is the 15,857th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kodiak have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 524 babies born with the first name Kodiak in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kodiak 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 Kodiak? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kodiak first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kodiak is Tuesday, June 9th, 1936.
  • What year had the most people named Kodiak born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kodiak was in 2017 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Kodiak Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kodiak is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Kodiak: Your name in reverse order is Kaidok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adkkoi. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.