Donavon

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
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 Donavon

"Donavon" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Brown-haired chieftain". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Donavon

Kate O Donavon is an athlete for the Cork City W.F.C.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 7 0 7
1916 8 0 8
1917 9 0 9
1918 10 0 10
1919 7 0 7
1920 10 0 10
1921 17 0 17
1922 17 0 17
1923 17 0 17
1924 17 0 17
1925 13 0 13
1926 11 0 11
1927 25 0 25
1928 20 0 20
1929 31 0 31
1930 35 0 35
1931 33 0 33
1932 23 0 23
1933 27 0 27
1934 28 0 28
1935 33 0 33
1936 37 0 37
1937 29 0 29
1938 36 0 36
1939 19 0 19
1940 36 0 36
1941 22 0 22
1942 20 0 20
1943 12 0 12
1944 33 0 33
1945 14 0 14
1946 13 0 13
1947 30 0 30
1948 35 0 35
1949 28 0 28
1950 25 0 25
1951 16 0 16
1952 12 0 12
1953 16 0 16
1954 17 0 17
1955 20 0 20
1956 28 0 28
1957 17 0 17
1958 18 0 18
1959 29 0 29
1960 24 0 24
1961 29 0 29
1962 23 0 23
1963 23 0 23
1964 18 0 18
1965 22 0 22
1966 39 0 39
1967 34 0 34
1968 38 0 38
1969 57 0 57
1970 49 0 49
1971 79 0 79
1972 69 0 69
1973 58 0 58
1974 49 0 49
1975 37 0 37
1976 43 0 43
1977 57 0 57
1978 44 0 44
1979 42 0 42
1980 56 0 56
1981 41 0 41
1982 32 0 32
1983 34 0 34
1984 36 0 36
1985 54 0 54
1986 56 0 56
1987 67 0 67
1988 109 0 109
1989 85 0 85
1990 94 0 94
1991 108 0 108
1992 118 0 118
1993 124 0 124
1994 114 0 114
1995 105 0 105
1996 119 0 119
1997 132 0 132
1998 128 0 128
1999 146 0 146
2000 156 0 156
2001 147 0 147
2002 149 0 149
2003 144 0 144
2004 120 0 120
2005 123 0 123
2006 117 0 117
2007 118 0 118
2008 104 0 104
2009 92 0 92
2010 72 0 72
2011 57 0 57
2012 45 0 45
2013 47 0 47
2014 46 0 46
2015 36 0 36
2016 35 0 35
2017 23 0 23

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Popularity of Donavon as a first name

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Popularity of Donavon as a last name

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Common last names for Donavon

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Donavon U.S.
  White 75.72% 64.26%
  African American 19.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Donavon

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

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Fun Facts about the name Donavon

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  • How Popular is the name Donavon? Donavon is the 3,701st most popular name of all time. As a last name Donavon was the 78,567th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Donavon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,183 babies born with the first name Donavon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Donavon to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Donavon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Donavon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Donavon is Friday, February 9th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Donavon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Donavon was in 2000 with a total of 156 babies.
  • Random Donavon Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Donavon is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Donavon: Your name in reverse order is Novanod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oandnov. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Donavon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 243 people with the last name Donavon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Donavon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Donavon 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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