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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Belva

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From Latin bēlua.

  1. beast (all senses)

Notable Persons Named Belva

Belva was given the name Belva Ann Bennett on October 24th, 1830 in Royalton, New York. She left this life on May 19th, 1917.

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Belva was born on October 9th, 1915 in New York City. Belva is also known as Offenberg and Belva. She died on October 12th, 2010.

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Belva Davis is a television and radio broadcaster and news anchor. Belva was given the name Belvagene Melton on October 13th, 1932 in Monroe, Louisiana.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 6 6 0
1882 5 5 0
1883 5 5 0
1884 66 66 0
1885 30 30 0
1886 23 23 0
1887 27 27 0
1888 66 66 0
1889 31 31 0
1890 42 42 0
1891 23 23 0
1892 27 27 0
1893 24 24 0
1894 33 33 0
1895 36 36 0
1896 34 34 0
1897 28 28 0
1898 35 35 0
1899 37 37 0
1900 61 61 0
1901 41 41 0
1902 52 52 0
1903 37 37 0
1904 38 38 0
1905 59 59 0
1906 44 44 0
1907 69 69 0
1908 55 55 0
1909 49 49 0
1910 72 72 0
1911 61 61 0
1912 106 106 0
1913 97 97 0
1914 130 130 0
1915 139 139 0
1916 170 170 0
1917 156 156 0
1918 169 169 0
1919 165 165 0
1920 165 165 0
1921 178 178 0
1922 161 161 0
1923 172 172 0
1924 161 161 0
1925 147 147 0
1926 170 170 0
1927 184 184 0
1928 166 166 0
1929 146 146 0
1930 170 170 0
1931 162 162 0
1932 160 160 0
1933 161 161 0
1934 151 151 0
1935 145 145 0
1936 149 149 0
1937 162 162 0
1938 162 162 0
1939 153 153 0
1940 128 128 0
1941 159 159 0
1942 144 144 0
1943 107 107 0
1944 90 90 0
1945 121 121 0
1946 117 117 0
1947 99 99 0
1948 88 88 0
1949 92 92 0
1950 97 97 0
1951 78 78 0
1952 95 95 0
1953 97 97 0
1954 65 65 0
1955 84 84 0
1956 64 64 0
1957 72 72 0
1958 51 51 0
1959 63 63 0
1960 51 51 0
1961 46 46 0
1962 37 37 0
1963 42 42 0
1964 30 30 0
1965 23 23 0
1966 21 21 0
1967 17 17 0
1968 24 24 0
1969 16 16 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 13 13 0
1972 14 14 0
1973 10 10 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 10 10 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 5 5 0
1982 5 5 0
1983 7 7 0
1989 6 6 0
1996 5 5 0
2006 5 5 0
2007 5 5 0

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Popularity of Belva as a first name

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Popularity of Belva as a last name

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Common last names for Belva

  • Smith
  • Johnson
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  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Wilson
  • Brown
  • Hall
  • White
  • Martin
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Fun Facts about the name Belva

  • How Popular is the name Belva? Belva is the 2,871st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Belva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,954 babies born with the first name Belva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Belva to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Belva? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Belva first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Belva is Saturday, December 14th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Belva born? The highest recorded use of the first name Belva was in 1927 with a total of 184 babies.
  • Random Belva Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Belva is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Belva: Your name in reverse order is Avleb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lvbae. How do you pronounce that?

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