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Popularity
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Marva

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Sage
  • #2338 All Time
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How popular is the name "Marva" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 5 5 0
1914 7 7 0
1915 10 10 0
1916 12 12 0
1917 10 10 0
1918 16 16 0
1919 20 20 0
1920 24 24 0
1921 31 31 0
1922 25 25 0
1923 35 35 0
1924 37 37 0
1925 44 44 0
1926 39 39 0
1927 43 43 0
1928 60 60 0
1929 56 56 0
1930 69 69 0
1931 57 57 0
1932 57 57 0
1933 60 60 0
1934 74 74 0
1935 187 187 0
1936 357 350 7
1937 343 343 0
1938 331 331 0
1939 318 318 0
1940 297 297 0
1941 338 338 0
1942 276 276 0
1943 322 322 0
1944 315 315 0
1945 264 264 0
1946 288 288 0
1947 327 327 0
1948 371 371 0
1949 318 318 0
1950 316 316 0
1951 329 329 0
1952 241 241 0
1953 296 296 0
1954 282 282 0
1955 260 260 0
1956 252 252 0
1957 214 214 0
1958 173 173 0
1959 213 213 0
1960 171 171 0
1961 151 151 0
1962 172 172 0
1963 144 144 0
1964 141 141 0
1965 125 125 0
1966 111 111 0
1967 105 105 0
1968 109 109 0
1969 115 115 0
1970 113 113 0
1971 94 94 0
1972 69 69 0
1973 59 59 0
1974 65 65 0
1975 46 46 0
1976 31 31 0
1977 37 37 0
1978 24 24 0
1979 33 33 0
1980 35 35 0
1981 30 30 0
1982 34 34 0
1983 34 34 0
1984 33 33 0
1985 23 23 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 26 26 0
1988 23 23 0
1989 28 28 0
1990 22 22 0
1991 19 19 0
1992 13 13 0
1993 16 16 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 6 6 0
1999 6 6 0
2000 5 5 0
2002 9 9 0
2005 5 5 0
2012 5 5 0
2014 5 5 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Marva? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,355 babies born with the name Marva in the United States. That's more than enough Marvas to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marva" was in 1948 with a total of 371 babies.

According to the 1935 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marva" ranks #102 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 10 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1935. Across the entire United States a total of 187 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Marva popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Marva

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

Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Avram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Amavr". 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 Marva born Jun 8, 1960

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 New Guinea approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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