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 Rakan

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  • A submission from Saudi Arabia says the name Rakan means "Tranquility" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from Canada says the name Rakan means "Barbarian" and is of English origin.
Other origins: Islamic,Arabic

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Notable Persons Named Rakan

Rakan Al-Khalidi is a soccer player for the Al-Ramtha SC and Jordan national football team. Rakan was born on October 21st, 1988 in Mafraq.


Rakan Rushaidat is an actor. Rakan was born on October 25th, 1977 in Zagreb.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rakan

Mohammad Rakan is an athlete for the Al-Fahaheel FC.


Nasser Rakan is an athlete for the Sahel SC (Kuwait).


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Popularity of Rakan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Rakan

  • How Popular is the name Rakan? Rakan is the 16,333rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rakan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 499 babies born with the first name Rakan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rakan 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 Rakan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Rakan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rakan was in 2016 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Rakan Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rakan is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Rakan: Your name in reverse order is Nakar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arkna. 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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