Anakin is a boy's name of American origin. This name's claim to fame comes from the ultimate misunderstood bad boy from the Star Wars franchise. The name Anakin means "warrior" which would come as no shock to the avid fan. But if you're not a part of the fandom and just love the strength of the name, then fear not because this name has power in spades. Baby will be a fierce warrior of their own making with a name like Anakin.

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