Clovis

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
495
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Clovis

"Clovis" is a name of French origin, and it means "Famous warrior". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. King of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
Wiktionary

From Latin Clodovicus, from the same Germanic source as French Louis and German Ludwig, which see for more information.

  1. A male given name borne by several prominent people in Frankish/French and Germanic history.
  2. A US city in central northeastern New Mexico.
  3. A US city in California.
  4. (archaeology) A particular site that contains evidence of an early Native American culture.

Clovis was also found in the following language(s): French and Norman

Notable Persons With the Name Clovis

Clovis I is royalty. He was most active from 509 to 511.

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Clovis Cornillac is an actor, film director, and screenwriter. He was most prominent from 1982 to present. Clovis was born on August 16th, 1968 in Lyon, France.

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Clóvis de Barros Filho is a philosopher, lawyer, author, and journalist. Clóvis was born on October 21st, 1966 in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

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Clovis Kamdjo is a soccer player for the Boreham Wood F.C., Forest Green Rovers F.C., Reading F.C., Barnet F.C., and Salisbury City F.C. Clovis was born on December 15th, 1990 in Cameroon. Clovis is also known as Kamdjo and Clovis Tchoumbou.

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Clovis E. Byers was a leading somebody. His military service ended in 1959. Clovis was born on November 5th, 1899 in Columbus, Ohio. He left this life on December 13th, 1973.

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Clóvis Bornay was a museologist, carnival designer, and museology. His career lasted from 1930 to 2000. Clóvis was born on January 10th, 1916 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He breathed his last breath on October 9th, 2005.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Clovis

Sebastian Clovis is a football player. Sebastian was born on September 1st, 1979 in London.

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Clóvis is a soccer player for the América Futebol Clube (SP), Guarani FC, S.L. Benfica, Vitória F.C., CR Vasco da Gama, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Santos FC, Clube Atlético Paranaense, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, Club Deportivo Palestino, Barcelona Sporting Club, and America Footb. Clóvis was born on June 25th, 1970 in Barra do Garças, Brazil.

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Tristan Clovis is an athlete for the Free Agent. Tristan was born on August 25th, 1982 in Toronto.

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Natalia Clovis is a famed individual. Natalia was born on July 13th, 1943 in Havana.

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How popular is the baby name Clovis in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1888 7 0 7
1890 8 0 8
1892 6 0 6
1893 9 0 9
1895 5 0 5
1896 7 0 7
1897 7 0 7
1898 8 0 8
1900 6 0 6
1901 5 0 5
1903 12 0 12
1904 12 0 12
1905 9 0 9
1906 8 0 8
1907 5 0 5
1908 12 0 12
1909 7 0 7
1910 22 9 13
1911 13 0 13
1912 46 10 36
1913 52 12 40
1914 71 7 64
1915 88 23 65
1916 80 17 63
1917 94 10 84
1918 90 22 68
1919 82 17 65
1920 96 18 78
1921 77 15 62
1922 94 26 68
1923 101 31 70
1924 97 25 72
1925 88 26 62
1926 82 19 63
1927 74 19 55
1928 67 9 58
1929 77 12 65
1930 81 15 66
1931 67 21 46
1932 55 14 41
1933 78 20 58
1934 78 16 62
1935 78 15 63
1936 45 8 37
1937 69 16 53
1938 47 13 34
1939 40 8 32
1940 55 13 42
1941 53 11 42
1942 52 9 43
1943 33 7 26
1944 41 11 30
1945 40 8 32
1946 48 5 43
1947 42 6 36
1948 46 7 39
1949 32 6 26
1950 36 9 27
1951 44 6 38
1952 33 8 25
1953 24 0 24
1954 38 10 28
1955 31 8 23
1956 34 11 23
1957 38 0 38
1958 26 5 21
1959 29 6 23
1960 14 0 14
1961 22 0 22
1962 24 0 24
1963 28 8 20
1964 21 0 21
1965 11 0 11
1966 14 0 14
1967 11 0 11
1968 10 0 10
1969 16 0 16
1970 14 0 14
1971 13 0 13
1972 15 0 15
1973 12 0 12
1974 16 0 16
1975 10 0 10
1976 11 0 11
1977 9 0 9
1978 15 0 15
1979 12 0 12
1980 13 0 13
1981 7 0 7
1982 10 0 10
1983 12 0 12
1984 13 0 13
1985 9 0 9
1986 12 0 12
1987 10 0 10
1988 6 0 6
1989 6 0 6
1990 6 0 6
1991 8 0 8
1992 8 0 8
1993 5 0 5
1994 10 0 10
1996 6 0 6
1997 8 0 8
2000 6 0 6
2002 10 0 10
2004 9 0 9
2005 8 0 8
2006 8 0 8
2007 6 0 6
2008 6 0 6
2009 5 0 5
2010 6 0 6
2011 12 0 12
2012 10 0 10
2013 9 0 9
2015 6 0 6

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Popularity of Clovis as a first name

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Popularity of Clovis as a last name

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Common last names for Clovis

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Martin
  • Jones
  • Walker
  • Moore
  • Hall
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Turner

Common first names for Clovis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Clovis U.S.
  White 69.29% 64.26%
  African American 24.44% 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 5.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Clovis

People with the last name Clovis are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Clovis

  • How Popular is the name Clovis? Clovis is the 4,505th most popular name of all time. As a last name Clovis was the 43,584th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Clovis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,592 babies born with the first name Clovis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Clovis to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Clovis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Clovis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Clovis is Sunday, February 16th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Clovis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Clovis was in 1917 with a total of 84 babies.
  • Random Clovis Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Clovis is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1955.
  • Weird things about the name Clovis: Your name in reverse order is Sivolc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lvscoi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Clovis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 495 people with the last name Clovis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Clovis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Clovis as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Clovis's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Clovis mean?

Cis for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

Lis for lively, your life is full of energy!

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

Vis for vision, few can share.

Iis for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

Sis for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.