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

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Origin and Meaning of Govender

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Alt. Meaning

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

V is for vision, few can share.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

R is for rock star, let it out!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Govender

Rogers was born on June 29th, 1960.


Pregs Govender is a human rights activist, author, politician, and human rights activists. Pregs was born on February 15th, 1960 in Durban.


Andrew Govender is an actuarial analyst, actor, and model. He holds the title Mr. South Africa 2012. His most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Andrew was born Andrew Govender in 1986 in Durban, South Africa.


Kessie was born in 1942. He died in 2002.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Govender U.S.
  White 7.14% 64.26%
  African American 18.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 63.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Govender

People with the last name Govender are most frequently African American or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Govender

  • How Popular is the name Govender? As a last name Govender was the 99,378th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Govender? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Govender was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Govender: Your name in reverse order is Rednevog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rengedvo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Govender? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 182 people with the last name Govender.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Govender? Govender is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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