Avi

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Avi

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     Indian (Sanskrit)
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     Hebrew
43%
     Russian
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User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Maryland, United States says the name Avi is of Hebrew origin and means "My father, from Avraham: father of many".
  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Avi means "My father".
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  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Avi

Astrix is a psychedelic trance electronic music, disc jockey, and record producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1995. Astrix was given the name Avi Shmailov on December 6th, 1976 in Soviet Union.

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Avi Arad is a film producer, businessperson, and businessman. Avi was born on August 1st, 1948 in Giv'atayim , Israel.

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Avi Lerner is a film producer. He was most prominent from 1984 to 1984. Avi was given the name Avinoam Lerner in 1947 in Haifa.

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Avi was born on October 31st, 1945 in Baghdad.

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Avi Silberschatz is a scientist in the field of computer science.

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Avi Avital is a chamber music and classical music musician. He plays Mandolin. Avi was born in 1978 in Beersheba.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Avi

Zee Avi is an indie rock, pop rock, and jazz musician. She plays Vocals, acoustic guitar, and ukulele. Zee was given the name Izyan Alirahman on December 15th, 1985 in Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia. Zee is also known as KokoKaina.

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Siim was born on July 22nd, 1984.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1949 5 0 5
1950 7 0 7
1954 7 0 7
1956 13 0 13
1957 6 0 6
1958 8 0 8
1959 8 0 8
1961 8 0 8
1962 5 0 5
1963 6 0 6
1964 6 0 6
1965 8 0 8
1966 8 0 8
1967 10 0 10
1968 13 0 13
1969 16 0 16
1970 14 0 14
1971 19 0 19
1972 14 0 14
1973 34 0 34
1974 20 0 20
1975 31 0 31
1976 27 0 27
1977 44 0 44
1978 36 0 36
1979 36 5 31
1980 32 0 32
1981 33 0 33
1982 31 0 31
1983 41 0 41
1984 25 0 25
1985 42 0 42
1986 31 5 26
1987 40 0 40
1988 41 0 41
1989 42 0 42
1990 38 0 38
1991 38 0 38
1992 36 0 36
1993 35 0 35
1994 48 0 48
1995 33 0 33
1996 50 6 44
1997 45 0 45
1998 48 0 48
1999 65 6 59
2000 100 10 90
2001 92 8 84
2002 109 14 95
2003 106 14 92
2004 127 21 106
2005 126 18 108
2006 149 23 126
2007 176 32 144
2008 169 30 139
2009 171 35 136
2010 167 38 129
2011 201 36 165
2012 215 36 179
2013 210 26 184
2014 221 34 187
2015 260 37 223
2016 254 34 220
2017 251 40 211
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International Interest for Avi

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Popularity of Avi as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Avi

  • How Popular is the name Avi? Avi is the 4,150th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Avi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,307 babies born with the first name Avi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Avi 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 Avi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Avi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Avi is Tuesday, April 18th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Avi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Avi was in 2015 with a total of 223 babies.
  • Random Avi Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Avi is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Avi: Your name in reverse order is Iva. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aiv. 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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