First Name
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 Cavill

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Alt. Meaning

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

V is for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

I is for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

L is for love, your love of life!

L is for life, that you live so well.

Notable Persons Named Cavill


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cavill

Henry Cavill is an actor. He has been prominent since 2001. Henry was given the name Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill on May 5th, 1983 in Jersey.


Joy was born in 1923. She passed away in 1990.


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Popularity of Cavill as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cavill U.S.
  White 91.29% 64.26%
  African American 1.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cavill

People with the last name Cavill are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cavill

  • How Popular is the name Cavill? As a last name Cavill was the 64,200th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Cavill first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cavill is Sunday, June 13th, 1915.
  • How unique is the name Cavill? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cavill. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cavill: Your name in reverse order is Llivac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Claliv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cavill? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 310 people with the last name Cavill.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cavill? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cavill as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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