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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ave

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun A"ve
Senses
  1. An ave Maria."He repeated Aves and Credos." [Macaulay.]
  2. A reverential salutation."Their loud applause and aves vehement." [Shak.]

Etymology: L., hail

Wiktionary

Latin ave

  1. An Ave Maria.
  2. A reverential salutation.

Abbreviation.

  1. avenue
  2. average

    ave was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Esperanto, Friulian, Galician, Interlingua, Italian, Latin, Northern Sami, Old Portuguese, Portuguese, Spanish, Tolai, and Venetian

    Notable Persons Named Ave

    Ave Ninchi was an actress and actor. Ave was born on December 14th, 1915 in Ancona. She passed away on November 10th, 1997.

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    Ave was born on October 4th, 1942 in Tartu.

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    Ave Daniell was a football player for the Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL) and Green Bay Packers. His career lasted from 1937 to 1937. Ave was born on November 6th, 1914 in Pittsburgh. He left this life on January 28th, 1999.

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    Ave Pajo is a soccer player for the JK Tallinna Kalev (women), FC Levadia Tallinn (women), FC Lootos Põlva (women), and Estonia women's national football team. Ave was born on July 9th, 1984 in Estonia.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Ave

    Troy Ave is a hip hop music rapping. He has been prominent since 2004. Troy was given the name Roland Collins on November 23rd, 1985.

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    Tony Ave is a nascar driver.

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    Joop was born on December 5th, 1934 in Yogyakarta. He breathed his last breath on February 5th, 2014.

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    Harold was born on March 29th, 1900. He breathed his last breath in 1986.

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    Iwan Ave is an athlete for the S.V. Walking Boyz Company.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1913 5 5 0
    1916 11 11 0
    1918 5 5 0
    1923 8 8 0
    1924 5 5 0
    1925 7 7 0
    1927 5 5 0
    1929 6 6 0
    1930 9 9 0
    1931 5 5 0
    1932 6 6 0
    1933 6 6 0
    1938 6 6 0
    1941 5 5 0
    1942 5 5 0
    1944 13 13 0
    1945 5 5 0
    1946 6 6 0
    1948 6 6 0
    1949 8 8 0
    1950 8 8 0
    1951 10 10 0
    1952 10 10 0
    1953 17 17 0
    1954 17 17 0
    1955 17 17 0
    1956 9 9 0
    1957 14 14 0
    1958 12 12 0
    1959 7 7 0
    1960 14 14 0
    1961 14 14 0
    1962 10 10 0
    1963 15 15 0
    1965 10 10 0
    1967 10 10 0
    1968 10 10 0
    1972 7 7 0
    1973 8 8 0
    1974 7 7 0
    1975 5 5 0
    1976 7 7 0
    1977 8 8 0
    1978 8 8 0
    1979 5 5 0
    1981 5 5 0
    1982 6 6 0
    1984 5 5 0
    1985 7 7 0
    1986 9 9 0
    1988 6 6 0
    1989 7 7 0
    1990 5 5 0
    1991 5 5 0
    1992 5 5 0
    1993 5 5 0
    1994 6 6 0
    1996 6 6 0
    1997 8 8 0
    1998 8 8 0
    1999 8 8 0
    2000 8 8 0
    2001 9 9 0
    2002 12 12 0
    2003 15 15 0
    2004 18 18 0
    2005 15 15 0
    2006 18 18 0
    2007 31 31 0
    2008 22 22 0
    2009 24 24 0
    2010 15 15 0
    2011 21 21 0
    2012 20 20 0
    2013 17 17 0
    2014 18 18 0
    2015 12 12 0
    2016 29 29 0
    2017 19 19 0

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    Popularity of Ave as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Ave U.S.
      White 69.15% 64.26%
      African American 6.44% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 17.63% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 3.39% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 3.39% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Ave

    People with the last name Ave are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Ave

    • How Popular is the name Ave? Ave is the 12,006th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ave was the 66,931st most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Ave have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 815 babies born with the first name Ave in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ave to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ave? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Ave first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ave is Wednesday, November 7th, 1883.
    • What year had the most people named Ave born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ave was in 2007 with a total of 31 babies.
    • Random Ave Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ave is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1954.
    • Weird things about the name Ave: Your name in reverse order is Eva. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eav. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Ave? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 295 people with the last name Ave.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ave? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ave as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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