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Origin and Meaning of Avah

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  • A submission from Ohio, United States says the name Avah means "Brave".
  • According to a user from Ohio, United States, the name Avah is of Celtic origin and means "Original Ambition to adventure".
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Avah means "Life" and is of Hebrew origin.
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  1. A female given name

How popular is the baby name Avah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1923 7 7 0
1932 5 5 0
1998 5 5 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 31 31 0
2004 59 59 0
2005 106 106 0
2006 170 170 0
2007 233 233 0
2008 273 273 0
2009 289 289 0
2010 320 320 0
2011 293 293 0
2012 329 329 0
2013 345 345 0
2014 398 398 0
2015 437 437 0
2016 403 403 0
2017 514 514 0
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International Interest for Avah

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Popularity of Avah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Avah

  • How Popular is the name Avah? Avah is the 4,182nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Avah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,262 babies born with the first name Avah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Avah to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Avah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1923 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Avah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Avah is Tuesday, April 22nd, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Avah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Avah was in 2017 with a total of 514 babies.
  • Random Avah Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Avah ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Avah: Your name in reverse order is Hava. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vhaa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Avah born Feb 11, 1949

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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