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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Daven

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Wiktionary

Borrowing from Yiddish דאַוונען (davnen).

daven was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

Notable Persons Named Daven

Daven Holly is a football player. He was most active from 2005 to present. Daven was born on August 8th, 1982 in Clairton, Pennsylvania.

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Daven Michaels is a writer and entrepreneur.

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Daven Presgraves is a in the field of molecular genetics.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1955 5 0 5
1958 7 0 7
1961 7 0 7
1962 6 0 6
1964 10 0 10
1965 7 0 7
1966 8 0 8
1967 9 0 9
1968 15 0 15
1969 10 0 10
1970 10 0 10
1971 10 0 10
1972 7 0 7
1973 16 0 16
1974 16 0 16
1975 14 0 14
1976 9 0 9
1977 21 0 21
1978 30 12 18
1979 27 8 19
1980 27 6 21
1981 19 5 14
1982 25 0 25
1983 27 0 27
1984 20 0 20
1985 30 0 30
1986 25 0 25
1987 26 0 26
1988 28 0 28
1989 44 5 39
1990 39 9 30
1991 57 9 48
1992 48 0 48
1993 50 0 50
1994 64 7 57
1995 55 0 55
1996 59 0 59
1997 63 8 55
1998 52 5 47
1999 67 0 67
2000 74 6 68
2001 76 7 69
2002 87 0 87
2003 78 0 78
2004 86 0 86
2005 93 0 93
2006 96 0 96
2007 109 5 104
2008 85 0 85
2009 83 0 83
2010 79 0 79
2011 73 0 73
2012 65 0 65
2013 55 0 55
2014 60 0 60
2015 40 0 40
2016 40 0 40
2017 41 0 41

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Popularity of Daven as a first name

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Popularity of Daven as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Daven U.S.
  White 80.74% 64.26%
  African American 10.37% 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 5.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Daven

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

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Fun Facts about the name Daven

  • How Popular is the name Daven? Daven is the 6,026th most popular name of all time. As a last name Daven was the 126,765th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Daven have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,389 babies born with the first name Daven in the United States. That's more than enough people named Daven to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Daven? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Daven first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Daven is Thursday, February 1st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Daven born? The highest recorded use of the first name Daven was in 2007 with a total of 104 babies.
  • Random Daven Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Daven is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Daven: Your name in reverse order is Nevad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vnade. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Daven? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 135 people with the last name Daven.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Daven? Daven is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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