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What does Anakin mean?

Anakin Pronunciation of Anakin as a boys' name is of American origin, and the meaning of Anakin is "tall, giant". Invented name by George Lucas for the fictional character Darth Vader in the Star Wars movies. The name may be related to the Biblical name Anakim, or to the surname Annakin.


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How popular is Anakin?

Anakin is an uncommon first name for males. Anakin is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Anakin entered the list in 1999 and reached its apex rank of #739 in the U.S. in the year 2017, and is at #828 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

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