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Origin and Meaning of Casanova

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Casanova
  1. an Italian adventurer (Giovanni Giacomo Casanova; b. 1725; d. 1798) who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters.
  2. any man noted for his amorous adventures.
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  1. Any man noted for his amorous adventures
  2. An Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)
  1. Alternative letter-case form of Casanova

casanova was also found in the following language(s): Finnish and Italian

Notable Persons Named Casanova

Casanova Wong is an actor and producer. Casanova was given the name Yong-ho Kim in 1945 in Gimje. Casanova is also known as Ka Sat Fat (卡薩伐; Chinese stage name).


Notable Persons With the Last Name Casanova

Giacomo was born as the child of Gaetano Casanova and Zanetta Farussi on April 2nd, 1725 in Venice. He left this life on June 4th, 1798.


Moria Casán is an actor, presenter, theatrical producer, celebrity, talent manager, actress, theatre producer, and tv personality. Her ongoing career started in 1970. Moria was given the name Ana María Casanova on August 16th, 1946 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


III Thomas Henry Casanova is an athlete. III was born on July 29th, 1950 in New Orleans.


Alain Casanova is a soccer player for the Toulouse FC, Le Havre AC, and Olympique de Marseille. Alain was born on September 18th, 1961 in Clermont-Ferrand.


Corina Casanova is a 15th Chancellor of Switzerland. Corina was born on January 4th, 1956 in Ilanz.


José Casanova was a soccer player for the Alianza Lima and Peru national football team. José was born on May 12th, 1964 in Peru. He passed away on December 8th, 1987.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Casanova U.S.
  White 21.55% 64.26%
  African American 1.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 73.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Casanova

People with the last name Casanova are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Casanova

  • How Popular is the name Casanova? Casanova is the 33,018th most popular name of all time. As a last name Casanova was the 3,851st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Casanova have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 129 babies born with the first name Casanova in the United States. That's more than enough people named Casanova to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Casanova? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Casanova first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Casanova is Friday, April 17th, 1953.
  • What year had the most people named Casanova born? The highest recorded use of the first name Casanova was in 1988 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Casanova: Your name in reverse order is Avonasac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cavnaaos. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Casanova? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,201 people with the last name Casanova.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Casanova? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Casanova as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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