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 Chave

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Alt. Meaning

C is for creative, ideas aplenty

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

V is for vitality, your lust for living.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Chave

Anna C. Chave is a history of art, professor, art critic, and art historian.


André Chave was a landowner and real estate developer. André was born in 1799. He left this life in 1868.


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Popularity of Chave as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chave U.S.
  White 68.98% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 29.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chave

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

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Fun Facts about the name Chave

  • How Popular is the name Chave? Chave is the 84,425th most popular name of all time. As a last name Chave was the 78,040th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chave have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Chave in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chave? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Chave first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chave is Friday, September 15th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Chave born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chave was in 1986 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Chave: Your name in reverse order is Evahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ecavh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chave? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 245 people with the last name Chave.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chave? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Chave 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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