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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Garvin

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Alt. Meaning

G is for golden, memories you share.

A is for authentic, be real

R is for relax, you know how!

V is for vision, few can share.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons Named Garvin

Garvin Cross is a stuntman/actor, stunt performer, and actor. He has been prominent since 1988. Garvin is also known as Gavin Cross.

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Garvin Bushell was a jazz and classical music musician. He plays Woodwind instruments and Woodwind instrument. Garvin was born on September 25th, 1902 in Springfield, Ohio, US. He passed away on October 31st, 1991.

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Garvin Alston is a baseball player. Garvin was born on December 8th, 1971 in Mount Vernon, New York.

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Garvin Thomas is a television journalist. Garvin was born in Washington, D.C.

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Garvin was born on August 15th, 1970 in Bermuda.

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Garvin was born on April 30th, 1920 in Post, Texas. He died on December 2nd, 2002.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Garvin

Jimmy Garvin is a wrestler. Jimmy was born on September 25th, 1952 in Tampa, Florida.

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Ron Garvin is a wrestler. Ron was born on March 30th, 1945 in Montreal.

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Terry was born in Montreal. He breathed his last breath on August 17th, 1998.

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Michael was born on September 29th, 1986 in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.

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Terence Garvin is an athlete for the Pittsburgh Steelers. His ongoing career started in 2013. Terence was born on January 1st, 1991 in Baltimore.

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James Louis Garvin was a journalist and editor. James was born on April 12th, 1868 in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England. He died on January 23rd, 1947.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1894 5 0 5
1902 9 0 9
1907 7 0 7
1908 5 0 5
1909 6 0 6
1910 10 0 10
1911 8 0 8
1912 10 0 10
1913 19 0 19
1914 26 0 26
1915 33 0 33
1916 26 0 26
1917 31 0 31
1918 35 0 35
1919 43 0 43
1920 47 0 47
1921 52 0 52
1922 38 0 38
1923 37 0 37
1924 32 0 32
1925 37 0 37
1926 31 0 31
1927 32 0 32
1928 30 0 30
1929 28 0 28
1930 36 0 36
1931 19 0 19
1932 34 0 34
1933 23 0 23
1934 33 0 33
1935 21 0 21
1936 33 0 33
1937 31 0 31
1938 28 0 28
1939 25 0 25
1940 36 0 36
1941 28 0 28
1942 33 0 33
1943 23 0 23
1944 25 0 25
1945 28 0 28
1946 29 0 29
1947 34 0 34
1948 37 0 37
1949 21 0 21
1950 21 0 21
1951 31 0 31
1952 34 0 34
1953 28 0 28
1954 27 0 27
1955 18 0 18
1956 35 0 35
1957 25 0 25
1958 18 0 18
1959 27 0 27
1960 29 0 29
1961 26 0 26
1962 35 0 35
1963 22 0 22
1964 20 0 20
1965 14 0 14
1966 19 0 19
1967 20 0 20
1968 25 0 25
1969 30 0 30
1970 20 0 20
1971 20 0 20
1972 14 0 14
1973 13 0 13
1974 17 0 17
1975 11 0 11
1976 10 0 10
1977 19 0 19
1978 14 0 14
1979 6 0 6
1980 16 0 16
1981 21 0 21
1982 14 0 14
1983 17 0 17
1984 13 0 13
1985 10 0 10
1986 17 0 17
1987 10 0 10
1988 17 0 17
1989 15 0 15
1990 19 0 19
1991 13 0 13
1992 20 0 20
1993 18 0 18
1994 13 0 13
1995 13 0 13
1996 8 0 8
1997 16 0 16
1998 12 0 12
1999 18 0 18
2000 15 0 15
2001 16 0 16
2002 16 0 16
2003 20 0 20
2004 10 0 10
2005 9 0 9
2006 19 0 19
2007 15 0 15
2008 14 0 14
2009 6 0 6
2010 13 0 13
2011 14 0 14
2012 17 0 17
2013 14 0 14
2014 12 0 12
2015 12 0 12
2016 5 0 5
2017 8 0 8

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Popularity of Garvin as a first name

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Popularity of Garvin as a last name

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Common last names for Garvin

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Garvin U.S.
  White 68.71% 64.26%
  African American 25.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.89% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Garvin

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

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Fun Facts about the name Garvin

  • How Popular is the name Garvin? Garvin is the 6,008th most popular name of all time. As a last name Garvin was the 2,664th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Garvin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,397 babies born with the first name Garvin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Garvin 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 Garvin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Garvin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Garvin is Monday, December 15th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Garvin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Garvin was in 1921 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Garvin Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Garvin is not a popular baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Garvin: Your name in reverse order is Nivrag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Agnvri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Garvin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,536 people with the last name Garvin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Garvin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Garvin as their last name.

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