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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kiva

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Protected
  • #12407 All Time
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How popular is the name "Kiva" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 8 8 0
1960 11 11 0
1961 15 15 0
1962 12 12 0
1963 9 9 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 12 12 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 15 15 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 19 19 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 25 25 0
1974 30 30 0
1975 23 23 0
1976 27 27 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 15 15 0
1979 20 20 0
1980 20 20 0
1981 15 15 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 16 16 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 13 13 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 13 8 5
1995 9 9 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 11 11 0
1998 13 13 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 6 6 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 5 5 0
2004 8 8 0
2005 15 7 8
2006 5 5 0
2007 18 18 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 13 8 5
2011 5 5 0
2012 6 0 6
2013 18 18 0
2014 13 13 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Kiva? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 713 babies born with the name Kiva in the United States. That's more than enough Kivas to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kiva" was in 1974 with a total of 30 babies.

According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kiva" is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of only 15 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Kiva popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Kiva

The name "Kiva" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Protected". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

K is for kindness, you always show.

I is for interest, you show in others.

V is for valentine, a sweetheart you are!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Avik". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vika". 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 Kiva born Oct 5, 1941

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 Borneo approximately on 1225. 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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