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Boy Name: Kane

Name: Kane
Pronunciation: \k(a)-ne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: little battler
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Kana, Kano
Variant forms: Cahan, Cahane, Cain, Caine, Cathan, Kahan, Kahane, Kain, Kaine, Kayne, Keane
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 746

Description

Kane \k(a)-ne\ as a boy's name is pronounced kayn. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kane is "little battler". Anglicized form of Cath? derived from "cath" meaning "battle". Kane (kah-NAY) is also a Japanese surname meaning "putting together; money".

Kane has 11 variant forms: Cahan, Cahane, Cain, Caine, Cathan, Kahan, Kahane, Kain, Kaine, Kayne and Keane.

Baby names that sound like Kane are Kana and Kano.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Kane.

Popularity

Kane is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#746 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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