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38k
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since 1880

Iva

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • #1164 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Iva in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 127 127 0
1881 122 122 0
1882 134 134 0
1883 175 170 5
1884 220 213 7
1885 229 229 0
1886 242 237 5
1887 253 253 0
1888 302 302 0
1889 328 321 7
1890 359 354 5
1891 341 341 0
1892 394 394 0
1893 392 384 8
1894 424 424 0
1895 435 435 0
1896 434 434 0
1897 454 454 0
1898 459 451 8
1899 432 432 0
1900 491 483 8
1901 427 427 0
1902 443 438 5
1903 398 398 0
1904 430 424 6
1905 428 422 6
1906 400 400 0
1907 408 401 7
1908 423 418 5
1909 409 401 8
1910 414 406 8
1911 404 397 7
1912 555 550 5
1913 583 577 6
1914 628 618 10
1915 888 878 10
1916 859 844 15
1917 872 855 17
1918 906 889 17
1919 874 861 13
1920 877 861 16
1921 800 785 15
1922 777 761 16
1923 776 760 16
1924 775 762 13
1925 745 732 13
1926 723 711 12
1927 713 701 12
1928 660 643 17
1929 665 647 18
1930 618 605 13
1931 534 524 10
1932 551 542 9
1933 549 533 16
1934 509 504 5
1935 475 459 16
1936 446 446 0
1937 418 410 8
1938 385 374 11
1939 404 395 9
1940 388 378 10
1941 318 310 8
1942 340 335 5
1943 295 286 9
1944 265 257 8
1945 252 252 0
1946 240 240 0
1947 272 267 5
1948 248 248 0
1949 234 234 0
1950 216 209 7
1951 213 213 0
1952 215 206 9
1953 211 203 8
1954 213 206 7
1955 198 193 5
1956 204 198 6
1957 186 180 6
1958 153 148 5
1959 142 142 0
1960 137 137 0
1961 147 147 0
1962 118 113 5
1963 108 101 7
1964 96 96 0
1965 87 87 0
1966 102 102 0
1967 74 74 0
1968 65 65 0
1969 57 57 0
1970 75 75 0
1971 74 74 0
1972 60 60 0
1973 56 56 0
1974 56 56 0
1975 67 61 6
1976 45 45 0
1977 56 56 0
1978 46 46 0
1979 47 47 0
1980 45 45 0
1981 33 33 0
1982 39 39 0
1983 39 39 0
1984 24 24 0
1985 34 29 5
1986 37 37 0
1987 39 39 0
1988 44 44 0
1989 37 37 0
1990 35 35 0
1991 43 43 0
1992 25 25 0
1993 31 31 0
1994 24 24 0
1995 22 22 0
1996 29 29 0
1997 29 29 0
1998 36 36 0
1999 26 26 0
2000 33 33 0
2001 35 35 0
2002 28 28 0
2003 32 32 0
2004 41 41 0
2005 53 53 0
2006 47 47 0
2007 42 42 0
2008 51 51 0
2009 71 71 0
2010 59 59 0
2011 58 58 0
2012 60 60 0
2013 77 77 0
2014 95 95 0
2015 98 98 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Iva baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 37,823 babies born with the name Iva in the United States. That's more than enough Ivas to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 127 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Iva" was in 1918 with a total of 889 babies.

According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Iva" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 47 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1918. Across the entire United States a total of 906 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Iva popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Iva" mean? The list below shows the origins of Iva as well as things modernly associated with the name Iva such as celebrities named Iva.

Origin and Meaning of Iva

The name "Iva" is of English origin, and it means "A climbing evergreen ornamental plant". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Iva

Iva Bella Salon
Iva Colter
Iva Ferreira Md
Iva Majoli
Iva Tax
Iva Toguri
Iva Zoric

Alternative Meanings

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

V is for valiant, the way you approach life!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Avi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Avi". 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.

Past life for Iva born Apr 3, 1932

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Italy approximately on 1000. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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