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202k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ava

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Like a Bird
  • #359 All Time
  • #5 in 2014
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Ava" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188013130
188118180
188221210
188329290
188432320
188518180
188627270
188736360
188841410
188944440
189049490
189141410
189254540
189346460
189458580
189554540
189638380
189742420
189853530
189944440
190065650
190146460
190240400
190355550
190450500
190553530
190662620
190755550
190858580
190949490
191079790
191186860
191298980
19131121120
19141561560
19151711710
19161861860
19171801800
19181741740
19191591590
19201841840
19211771770
19221601600
19231731730
19241571570
19251641640
19261631630
19271471416
19281401355
19291351350
19301421420
19311361360
19321451450
19331191190
19341291290
19351091090
19361131130
19371141140
193883830
193990900
194077770
194190900
19421321320
19431091090
194491910
194580800
19461311310
19471991990
19481971970
19492402400
19502992990
19513853850
19523863860
19534634630
19545405400
19555075070
19565085080
19574344340
19583793790
19593363360
19603273270
19612632630
19622622620
19632732730
19642652650
19652272270
19661991990
19671751750
19681781780
19691731730
19701761760
19711611610
19721531530
19731091090
19741301300
19751251250
197697970
19771051050
19781321320
19791361360
19801121120
19811221220
19821101100
19831081080
19841471470
19851331330
19861671670
19871741740
19881671670
19891731730
19901971970
19912362360
19922392390
19932812810
19942762760
19952792790
19962852850
19973623620
19988298290
19991,2151,2150
20001,7961,7960
20012,5442,5395
20023,7493,7490#82 girl name
20036,2886,2799#39 girl name
20048,6798,64435#25 girl name
200513,63213,60329#9 girl name
200616,96116,93724#5 girl name
200718,05218,04012#4 girl name
200817,04317,02716#5 girl name
200915,88415,86123#5 girl name
201015,43515,41817#5 girl name
201115,49715,48017#5 girl name
201215,53215,51220#5 girl name
201315,22815,21117#5 girl name
201415,60015,58614#5 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Ava? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 202,253 babies born with the name Ava in the United States. That's more than enough Avas to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ava" was in 2007 with a total of 18,040 babies. (That's a lot of baby Avas)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ava" ranks #4 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 41 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 15,600 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Ava" mean?

Ava (Latin): Like a Bird

The name "Ava" is of Latin origin and it means "Like a Bird". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 76 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

V is for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Ava". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ava". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Ava popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ava in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ava

Ava Devine

Ava Devine is an adult biography. Ava was born in 1974 in Long Island, New York, United States.

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Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1941 to 1986. Ava was born in 1922 as Ava Lavinia Gardner in Smithfield, North Carolina, U.S.

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Ava Vincent

Ava Vincent is an adult biography. Ava was born in 1975 in Placerville, California, U.S.

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Past life for Ava born Apr 8, 1967

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

Name poster for Ava

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