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Kane Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Kane is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Kane is "warrior".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "little battle".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 477 in baby name popularity for boys with 590 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Kane Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kane has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kane to other names.


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Kane falls into the cool name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kane in American Sign Language?

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Just for fun, see the name Kane in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.