US Popularity:18269
Meaning:Aquatic plant
Katniss is a girl's name of Greek origin. It means "aquatic plant," which is fitting for your little water baby, who's bound to bloom and blossom like a beautiful plant. The name Katniss entered the Hollywood stratosphere thanks to Jennifer Lawrence's starring role as Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of The Hunger Games movie series. Based on the harrowing and dystopian novels by Suzanne Collins, Katniss became an instant legend, brave and resilient through life's most difficult circumstances. No doubt your little blossom will show the same courage in life. We know picking a name for baby can be hard, so may the odds be ever in your favor!

Katniss Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Katniss is currently #3342 on The Bump
Girl:Katniss is currently #1492 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Katniss is currently #18269 in U.S. births
Girl:Katniss is currently #10804 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 4975
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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