Gaven

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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gaven

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  • A user from Oklahoma, United States says the name Gaven is of English origin and means "Alt of Gawain, The white hawk.".

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Notable Persons Named Gaven

Gaven was born on October 8th, 1958.

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Gaven was given the name Gaven John Donne on May 8th, 1914 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He passed away on March 28th, 2010.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gaven

Eddie Gaven is a soccer player for the IMG Academy, New York Red Bulls, Columbus Crew SC, United States men's national under-17 soccer team, United States men's national under-20 soccer team, and United States men's national under-23 soccer team. Eddie was born on October 25th, 1986 in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, United States.

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Marcia Mitzman Gaven is an actress, voice artist, and voice acting. She was most prominent from 1990 to 2006. Marcia was given the name Marcia Mitzman on February 28th, 1959 in New York City, U.S.

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Yuri was born on March 18th, 1884 in Bikern , Livland Governorate, Russian Empire. He left this life on October 4th, 1936.

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Jean Gaven was an actor. He was most active from 1945 to 1998. Jean was born on January 16th, 1922 in Saint-Rome-de-Cernon. He died on May 5th, 2014.

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Sky was born on April 20th, 1986.

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James Gaven is a sports team member for the Jersey Shore Boca.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1975 8 0 8
1977 6 0 6
1980 8 0 8
1981 9 0 9
1982 6 0 6
1983 14 0 14
1984 11 0 11
1985 10 0 10
1986 9 0 9
1988 8 0 8
1989 13 0 13
1990 31 0 31
1991 26 0 26
1992 34 0 34
1993 37 0 37
1994 44 0 44
1995 55 0 55
1996 68 0 68
1997 93 0 93
1998 106 0 106
1999 152 0 152
2000 189 0 189
2001 195 0 195
2002 243 0 243
2003 282 0 282
2004 265 0 265
2005 258 0 258
2006 196 0 196
2007 223 0 223
2008 221 0 221
2009 179 0 179
2010 162 0 162
2011 142 0 142
2012 121 0 121
2013 80 0 80
2014 60 0 60
2015 55 0 55
2016 39 0 39
2017 29 0 29

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Popularity of Gaven as a first name

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Popularity of Gaven as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gaven U.S.
  White 86.96% 64.26%
  African American 8.07% 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 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gaven

People with the last name Gaven are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gaven

  • How Popular is the name Gaven? Gaven is the 4,578th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gaven was the 109,758th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gaven have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,697 babies born with the first name Gaven in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gaven to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gaven? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gaven first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gaven is Sunday, February 1st, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Gaven born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gaven was in 2003 with a total of 282 babies.
  • Random Gaven Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gaven is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Gaven: Your name in reverse order is Nevag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Engva. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gaven? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 161 people with the last name Gaven.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gaven? Gaven is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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