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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cattleya

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Cattleya means "Cattleya is a columbian flower" and is of Spanish origin.
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Cattleya means "Brave" and is of English origin.
Other origins: Romanian

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun cattleya
any orchid of the genus Cattleya characterized by a hood-shaped three-lobed lip enclosing the column; they are among the most popular and most extravagantly beautiful orchids known. Called also cattleya orchid.
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  1. Any orchid of the genus Cattleya characterized by a three-lobed lip enclosing the column; among the most popular and most extravagantly beautiful orchids known
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After Sir William Cattley +‎ -a

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Orchidaceae â€“ the cattleyas.

Notable Persons Named Cattleya

Cattski is a musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2000. Cattski was given the name Cattleya Vanessa Espina .

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2011 8 8 0
2012 122 122 0
2013 124 124 0
2014 124 124 0
2015 132 132 0
2016 120 120 0
2017 140 140 0

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Popularity of Cattleya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Cattleya

  • How Popular is the name Cattleya? Cattleya is the 12,460th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cattleya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 770 babies born with the first name Cattleya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cattleya to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cattleya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2011 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Cattleya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cattleya was in 2017 with a total of 140 babies.
  • Random Cattleya Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cattleya is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Cattleya: Your name in reverse order is Ayelttac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lyaetcta. 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).
  • 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).
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