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Origin and Meaning

Fantasy name of a character in the 'Star Wars' movie saga by George Lucas, who was probably inspired by the surname of his friend Ken Annakin

The surname is of Norman origin:

1) Norman form of Ásketill [1]

2) Norman form of Arnkætill [2]

Related Names

Anakin Danish Finish Swedish


Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Anakin
Genitive: Anakins
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Anakin
Genitive: Anakinin
Partitive: Anakinia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Anakin
Genitive: Anakins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Anakin
Genitive: Anakins

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage


Sources: [5] [4] [6] [3]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Anakin.


  1. P. H. Reaney and R. M. Wilson: Oxford Dictionary of English Surnames (2005)
  2. Own theory.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,