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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the female given names Beverly and Beverley.

Notable Persons Named Bev

Bev Bevan is a musician. He plays Slingerland Drum Company, Avedis Zildjian Company, and Remo. His most notable accomplishments were from 1962 to present. Bev was given the name Beverley Bevan on November 25th, 1944.

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Bev Perdue is a 32nd Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina. Bev was born on January 14th, 1947 in Grundy, Virginia.

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Bev Bivens is a folk rock and avant-garde jazz musician. She was most prominent from 1960 to 1960. Bev was given the name Beverly Ann Bivens on April 28th, 1946 in Santa Ana, California, U.S.

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Bev Oda is a member of parliament. Her career lasted from 2004 to 2012. Bev was given the name Beverley Joan Oda on July 27th, 1944 in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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Bev Doolittle is an artist in the field of painting. Bev was born Bev Doolittle on February 10th, 1947 in California.

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Bev Desjarlais is a member of parliament. Bev was born on August 19th, 1955 in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 5 0 5
1940 5 5 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 10 10 0
1943 16 16 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 11 11 0
1946 16 16 0
1947 24 24 0
1948 16 16 0
1949 8 8 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 13 13 0
1955 17 17 0
1956 30 30 0
1957 73 73 0
1958 111 111 0
1959 127 127 0
1960 117 117 0
1961 98 98 0
1962 84 84 0
1963 49 49 0
1964 50 50 0
1965 27 27 0
1966 19 19 0
1967 15 15 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 7 7 0
1971 9 9 0

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Popularity of Bev as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Bev

  • How Popular is the name Bev? Bev is the 10,538th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Bev have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,003 babies born with the first name Bev in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bev to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bev? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bev first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bev is Friday, September 10th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Bev born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bev was in 1959 with a total of 127 babies.
  • Random Bev Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bev is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Bev: Your name in reverse order is Veb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Evb. 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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