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Gender: M Meaning of Kane: "warrior" Origin of Kane: Celtic Kane's Popularity in 2016: #401

The name Kane is a boy's name of Welsh, Japanese, Hawaiian origin meaning "warrior". Kane is ranked #401 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Baby Names Moving Up Fast and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

From the experts:

A name of multiple identities: a somewhat soap-operatic single-syllable surname, a homonym for the biblical bad boy Cain, and, when found in Japan and Hawaii, it transforms into the two syllable KA-neh. Kane also has multiple meanings: in Welsh, it's "beautiful"; in Japanese, "golden"; and in Hawaiian, "man of the Eastern sky."

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Famous People Named Kane

Kane Warren Hodder, American actor
Kane Thompson, Samoan Rugby Union Player
Kane (born Glenn Thomas Jacobs), American pro wrestler
Chelsea Kane, American actress
Adelaide Kane, Australian actress
Kane Brown, American country singer
Kane Alexander Rossi (b. 2015), son of American actor and producer Theo Rossi
Kane Atwood (b. 2011), son of American YouTuber Roman Atwood

Pop Culture References for the name Kane

Charles Foster Kane, main character in movie "Citizen Kane"
Kane Bullard, character in video game 'Ace Attorney'
Kane, character on Australian TV's "House Husbands"
Kane, character in video game "Spyro the Dragon"
The Kane Chronicles, series by Rick Riordan
Kane, character in the "Command and Conquer" video game series
Kane, former rockband from the Netherlands

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