Aven

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3k
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since 1880
Last Name
666
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Aven mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Aven

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Aven means "Mountain flower".
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Wiktionary

Borrowing from French aven.

  1. A vertical shaft leading upward from a cave passage, sometimes connecting with passages above.
  2. A pothole.

aven was also found in the following language(s): Breton and French

Notable Persons Named Aven

Aven was born on March 24th, 1859. He passed away on March 31st, 1952.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Aven

Petr Olegovich Aven is an international businessman. Petr was born on March 16th, 1955 in Moscow.

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Bruce Aven is a baseball player. Bruce was born on March 4th, 1972 in Orange, Texas.

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Björn Avén is an athlete for the FC Sparta Sollentuna.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1921 6 0 6
1922 6 0 6
1923 5 0 5
1949 5 5 0
1955 5 0 5
1974 6 0 6
1975 5 0 5
1978 6 0 6
1985 8 0 8
1988 6 0 6
1989 6 0 6
1990 6 6 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 6 0 6
1993 12 0 12
1994 15 7 8
1995 7 0 7
1996 8 8 0
1997 19 6 13
1998 8 0 8
1999 24 8 16
2000 22 6 16
2001 24 9 15
2002 31 8 23
2003 51 8 43
2004 61 20 41
2005 73 20 53
2006 103 31 72
2007 102 32 70
2008 121 34 87
2009 231 102 129
2010 269 130 139
2011 259 126 133
2012 316 141 175
2013 285 136 149
2014 231 109 122
2015 219 85 134
2016 231 87 144
2017 203 77 126
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Aven

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Popularity of Aven as a first name

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Popularity of Aven as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aven U.S.
  White 91.74% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aven

People with the last name Aven are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Aven

  • How Popular is the name Aven? Aven is the 5,211th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aven was the 34,110th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aven have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,009 babies born with the first name Aven in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aven to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aven? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1921 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Aven first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aven is Monday, October 6th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Aven born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aven was in 2012 with a total of 175 babies.
  • Random Aven Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aven is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Aven: Your name in reverse order is Neva. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aevn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aven? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 666 people with the last name Aven.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aven? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aven as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k 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).
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