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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bivens

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Alt. Meaning

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

V is for vision, few can share.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

S is for serene, your calm time.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bivens

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.


Kylie Bivens is an athlete for the Santa Clara Broncos and United States women's national soccer team. Kylie was born on October 24th, 1978 in Upland, California.


Don Bivens is a lawyer and attorney. Don was given the name Donald W. Bivens on February 5th, 1952 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Richard Bivens is an indie rock, rhythm, and blues musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Richard was born Richard Bivens on August 26th, 1979 in Downey, California. Richard is also known as Bivens.


Lee Bivens is a in the field of oil painting. Lee was given the name Arnold Lee Bivens in Statesville, North Carolina. Lee is also known as Bivens and Art Lee.


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Popularity of Bivens as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bivens U.S.
  White 63.43% 64.26%
  African American 30.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bivens

People with the last name Bivens are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bivens

  • How Popular is the name Bivens? As a last name Bivens was the 3,701st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bivens first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bivens is Thursday, February 16th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Bivens? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bivens. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bivens: Your name in reverse order is Snevib. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inbevs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bivens? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,603 people with the last name Bivens.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bivens? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Bivens as their last name.

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