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3k
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since 1880
Last Name
243
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chava

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  1. (Mexico) kid, gal

Notable Persons Named Chava

Chava Alberstein is a folk music, folk rock, and yiddish musician. She was most prominent from 1964 to present. Chava was born on December 8th, 1947 in Szczecin, Poland.

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Chava Rosenfarb was an author and poet. Chava was born on February 9th, 1923 in Łódź. She died on January 30th, 2011.

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Chava Mond is a model. Chava was born in Safed.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1951 6 6 0
1954 6 6 0
1959 5 5 0
1961 6 6 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 5 5 0
1964 11 11 0
1966 11 11 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 24 24 0
1974 22 22 0
1975 18 18 0
1976 28 28 0
1977 24 24 0
1978 23 23 0
1979 31 31 0
1980 26 26 0
1981 35 35 0
1982 29 29 0
1983 37 37 0
1984 41 41 0
1985 34 34 0
1986 41 41 0
1987 48 48 0
1988 37 37 0
1989 43 43 0
1990 45 45 0
1991 42 42 0
1992 34 34 0
1993 42 42 0
1994 42 42 0
1995 43 43 0
1996 55 55 0
1997 40 40 0
1998 52 52 0
1999 38 38 0
2000 47 47 0
2001 59 59 0
2002 55 55 0
2003 72 72 0
2004 69 69 0
2005 72 72 0
2006 79 79 0
2007 95 95 0
2008 84 84 0
2009 87 87 0
2010 95 95 0
2011 98 98 0
2012 98 98 0
2013 97 97 0
2014 82 82 0
2015 95 95 0
2016 111 111 0
2017 95 95 0

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chava U.S.
  White 2.47% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 86.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chava

People with the last name Chava are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Chava

  • How Popular is the name Chava? Chava is the 5,754th most popular name of all time. As a last name Chava was the 78,567th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chava have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,579 babies born with the first name Chava in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chava to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chava? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Chava first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chava is Saturday, November 5th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Chava born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chava was in 2016 with a total of 111 babies.
  • Random Chava Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chava is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Chava: Your name in reverse order is Avahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Acahv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chava? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 243 people with the last name Chava.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chava? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Chava as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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