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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gave

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
(imp.) of Give.

Old English ġæf, ġeaf.

gave was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, French, and Norwegian Bokmål

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gave

Keith Gave is a journalist.


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Popularity of Gave as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gave U.S.
  White 87.84% 64.26%
  African American 2.70% 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 7.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gave

People with the last name Gave are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gave

  • How Popular is the name Gave? As a last name Gave was the 84,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gave first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gave is Tuesday, January 1st, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Gave? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gave. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gave: Your name in reverse order is Evag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aevg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gave? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 222 people with the last name Gave.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gave? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gave as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Gaves Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Gave born Dec 4, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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