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Origin: Gaelic
Meaning: Honor

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Kane

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Kane in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Kane:

  • Records indicate that 7,292 boys in the United States have been named Kane since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2008, when 648 people in the U.S. were given the name Kane. Those people are now 12 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Kane

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      4 Positive Comments

  • "It's my son's name, after the great Blackhawks player Patrick Kane!" Jun. 10, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my son's name. those who don't have their heads up their butts and associate the name with Cain and Abel really like the name. We get lots of compliments on his name." Nov. 29, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi My boyfriends name is Kane and he absolutly loves it.....was gonna call our son Kane JNR but turnt out to be a girl!!! love it" Dec. 29, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ilove the name kane its a brilliant name that grows with them and is nice for when they are older" Jan. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "While there are millions of boys with biblical names like John, Mark, Michael and even Ezekiel, the name Cain has always been avoided because, in the bible, Cain was the first murderer, and he murdered his brother. Spelling it with a "K" doesn't hide the stigma of the name. It's like naming your son Manson, Adolf, or Osama." Dec. 4, 2018: Report as inappropriate

      6 Neutral Comments

  • "bro i hate my name, was named after a WWE wrestler" Mar. 21, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "this is my cousins name but its spelt like K A I N" Nov. 12, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "In terms of the Ninja Sentai Kakuranger (the original Japanese incarnations of the Alien Rangers of Aquitar in the Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers mini-arc occurring in between the end of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and the start of Power Rangers Zeo which is based on Chouriki Sentai Ohranger (Super-powered Task Force Operation Hardware Rangers)), well, one particular member of that group, Jiraiya/NinjaBlack, was, at least in the early episodes of Kakuranger, always talking English instead of Japanese, much to the confusion of his team-mates. The reason for this is because both Jiraiya and his actor (Kane Kosugi, of course) are Japanese-Americans from Los Angeles." Jun. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "hey my name is kane i never thought it suited me as im a girl, but ive grown up to be called it now!! i love the name kane,(:" May. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Borne by the Japanese-American actor Kane Kosugi (born 1974), who made his name as the bilingual (at any rate English and Japanese-speaking) Jiraiya/Ninja Black in the 1994 Japanese show Ninja Sentai Kakuranger (on which the Alien Rangers of Aquitar in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Series 3 were based), and who has appeared mainly in Japanese films since then. He is the son of Tokyo-born Sho Kosugi (born 1948), who was himself big as a film actor in the Eighties." Mar. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Everytime i hear this nama, it reminds me of WWE wrestler Kane." Mar. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

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