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The first name 

Kagen is a first name typically given to boys, but in rare cases also used as a girls name.

Kagen – one in 100,000!

There’s a good chance that a boy named Kagen in a medium-sized town will be unique. That’s because only a few babies a year are named Kagen in all of the US. Only about one in 100,000 boys is named Kagen by his parents. In the ranking of most common boys names in recent years, Kagen ranks at #6,683. That means there are 6,682 more common boys names, but there are also a few thousand that are even rarer. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Kagen.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Kagen -
at home in

Meeting a man or boy named Kagen is something really special. Out of all 50 states, men and boys named Kagen can be found in only : . No other state currently has residents named Kagen. However, we must admit that a given name is only included in a state’s official statistics if there are at least five people with that name living in that state – so it’s quite possible that there are still a few men and boys called Kagen living in one state or another. (If your name is Kagen and you live outside of , we’d really appreciate it if you’d let us know so we can refine our statistics even further.) Either way, the name is quite rare. The best chance of meeting a Kagen is in Texas, as there live more men and boys with this name in relation to the population than in any other state. But even here in Texas, only 0.00021% of all male residents are called Kagen – that’s just one in 487,427! And even in all these states combined there are only a total of 25 men going by that name. So, if your name is Kagen, chances are you will never meet another man bearing that extraordinary first name.

Kagen has 5 letters 
and begins with a K

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter K is a real popular first letter for boys’ names. That’s because 7.9% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letters J, A and D are more common for boys' names.

With five letters, the name Kagen is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 7.9% of all boys' names start with a K, this initial letter occurs more than twice as often as all 26 letters on average. Interesting detail: of all the boys’ names that begin with a K, Kenneth is the most common.

Other names with 
K, a, g, e and n

If you take all the letters in the name Kagen – K, a, g, e and n – and put them together again, you can form another name, such as Kegan.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Kagen

If your name is Kagen and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Kagen

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Kagen, you can simply say:






This is how the name Kagen is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Kagen in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Kagen

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Kagen is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Kagen

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Kagen sounds like this: