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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Corvette

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  • A submission from Australia says the name Corvette means "Gift of God" and is of English origin.
Other origins: African

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  1. A highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer

Borrowing from French corvette.

  1. (nautical, historical) A flush-decked warship of the 17th-18th centuries having a single tier of guns; it ranked next below a frigate; -- called in the United States navy a sloop of war.
  2. (nautical) In a modern navy, a lightly armed and armoured blue water warship, smaller than a frigate, capable of transoceanic duty.

corvette was also found in the following language(s): French and Italian

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Fun Facts about the name Corvette

  • How Popular is the name Corvette? Corvette is the 40,059th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Corvette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 80 babies born with the first name Corvette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Corvette to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Corvette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Corvette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Corvette is Wednesday, December 26th, 1962.
  • What year had the most people named Corvette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Corvette was in 1985 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Corvette Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Corvette is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Corvette: Your name in reverse order is Ettevroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Totrceev. 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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