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What does Laken mean?

Laken Pronunciation of Laken [lak-en] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Laken) is a variant form of Lake.


Laken has 3 variants: Laiken, Laikin and Lakon.

1 more relation via Lake: Laike.

Creative forms:
(male) Laklen, Lakny, ..

(female) Lakeni, Lakeno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Laken Malakhi (L.M.), ..

How popular is Laken?

Laken is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#98770 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Laken was first listed in 2008 and reached its apex position of #1526 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laken name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laken outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Lake is the only other popular alternative form of Laken (#1526 from current records). Other variants, like Laike, are seldom used. These forms of Laken reached the top of their popularity in the year 2009 (usage of 0.01%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.01%, 32% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laken, Lake in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laken and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Laken is alike in pronunciation to Lucan, Lukan and Lukyan. Other recommended names are Aaren, Aiken, Ayken, Caden, Dagen, Dalen, Damen, Daren, Daven, Eaden, Eagen, Falken, Galen, Garen, Gaven, Haaken, Haden, Hagen, Halen, Harken, Haven, Hazen, Jacen, Jaden, Jalen, Jaren, Jasen, Jaxen, Kaden, Kagen, Kalen, Laban, Lacey, Ladon, Lajon, Lale, Landen, Lane, Laren, Larenz, Larin, Larkin, Laron, Larren, Larsen, Lasean, Lathen, Lauren, Lavan, Lavern, Lavon, Lazer, Len, Logen, Loren, Luke, Naren, Paden, Parken, Paten, Raven, Saxen, Talen, Taren and Valen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Laken.