Ikenna

Ikenna - A very unique male name



  Feb 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ikenna appeared on the charts for the first time in 1984 on position #2381. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ikenna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ikenna? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ikenna. The baby boy name Ikenna was given to 5 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3950 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 328,212 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ikenna peaked in popularity 33 years ago in 1984 on position 2381.



Famous with this name

Ikenna Iyida
Kizzy Ikenna


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Ikenna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ikenna is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,395 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,395.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ikenna is where you live.


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Ikenna origin and meaning

Ikenna is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Ikenna, pop culture references for the name Ikenna and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ikenna

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ikenna, sorted by popularity.

Ishaan / Ishan / Isamu / Isom / Isami / Ikeem / Ihsan / Isham / Izan / Izaan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123950
20073039
20063943
20052977
19992452
19963260
19912630
19842381

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2395

Even more about Ikenna


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ikenna a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ikenna?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1984
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ikenna
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 328,212
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1984
2012 births +5

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