Avan

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755
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Avan

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  • According to a user from Kazakhstan, the name Avan is of Kurdish origin and means "Derived from Kurish "Ave"("water")".
  • According to a user from Norway, the name Avan is of Kurdish origin and means "It comes from the kurdish word <<Ave>> that means water, or waters".
  • According to a user from , the name Avan is of Latin origin and means "God has given".
  • According to a user from Singapore, the name Avan is of Unknown origin and means "Fairy of the water lilys".
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Notable Persons Named Avan

Avan Jogia is an actor, singer, dancer, model, martial artist, and film director. He has been prominent since 2006. Avan was given the name Avan Tudor Jogia on February 9th, 1992 in Killarney, Vancouver.

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Avan was born on July 19th, 1987 in Hong Kong.

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His military service ended in 1728. Avan was born in 1670. He breathed his last breath in 1735.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Avan

Fatih was born on January 1st, 1989 in Andırın, Kahramanmaraş Province, Turkey.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1923 5 0 5
1931 5 0 5
1947 5 0 5
1952 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1978 5 0 5
1986 8 0 8
1996 5 0 5
1998 5 0 5
2000 10 0 10
2003 14 0 14
2004 12 0 12
2005 30 5 25
2006 25 5 20
2007 36 6 30
2008 33 9 24
2009 30 0 30
2010 48 0 48
2011 74 6 68
2012 98 5 93
2013 71 5 66
2014 69 7 62
2015 57 0 57
2016 40 0 40
2017 60 0 60

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Popularity of Avan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Avan

  • How Popular is the name Avan? Avan is the 12,621st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Avan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 755 babies born with the first name Avan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Avan to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Avan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1923 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Avan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Avan is Wednesday, January 9th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Avan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Avan was in 2012 with a total of 93 babies.
  • Random Avan Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Avan is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Avan: Your name in reverse order is Nava. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aavn. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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