Kane

Pronunciation: ka-hne-h
Origin: Ireland
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Gaelic tradition

Kane is a boy's name with multiple origins and meanings. In Irish traditions, the name means "little battler," which is a fitting description for a feisty baby boy. The name is also associated with the biblical figure Cain, adding further diversity to its multicultural background. In Hawaiian, Japanese, and Welsh origins, Kane defines "man of the Eastern sky," "golden," and "beautiful," respectively. In Gaelic, the name means "tribute", while in French, it refers to a "field of combat" from the place name 'Caen'. The name Kane is believed to have originated from the ancient Celtic language, where it was used as a nickname for someone who was battle-hardened or had a strong warrior-like reputation. Additionally, Kane is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catháin or Mac Catháin, meaning "descendant (or son) of Cathán," with Cathán being a personal name meaning "warrior". The Kane clan of the Tukulor people in West Africa also share the name Kane, although its etymology remains unexplained.

Kane Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Kane is currently #492 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Kane is currently #492 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Kane is currently #486 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Kane is currently #486 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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