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Origin and Meaning of Oaken

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Oak"en
Made or consisting of oaks or of the wood of oaks.

Etymology: AS. ācen

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree ("the old oaken bucket")

Middle English oken, from Old English ācen (“of oak”), from Proto-Germanic *aikīnaz, equivalent to oak +‎ -en. Cognate with Dutch eiken (“oaken”), German eichen (“oaken”), Icelandic eikinn (“oaken”).

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Fun Facts about the name Oaken

  • How Popular is the name Oaken? Oaken is the 50,251st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Oaken have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41 babies born with the first name Oaken in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Oaken? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2013 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Oaken first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oaken is Saturday, October 21st, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Oaken born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oaken was in 2016 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Oaken: Your name in reverse order is Nekao. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Koane. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Oaken born Sep 28, 1991

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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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.