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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Graven

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  1. Cut or impressed into a surface
  2. Cut into a desired shape ("graven images")

Notable Persons Named Graven

Graven Chitalu is an athlete for the Power Dynamos F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Graven

Henry was born on June 1st, 1893 in St. James, Minnesota. He breathed his last breath on February 1st, 1970.


Otto was born on May 21st, 1975 in Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa.



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Popularity of Graven as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Graven U.S.
  White 92.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Graven

People with the last name Graven are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Graven

  • How Popular is the name Graven? Graven is the 71,598th most popular name of all time. As a last name Graven was the 26,492nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Graven have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Graven in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Graven? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Graven first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Graven is Tuesday, January 14th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Graven born? The highest recorded use of the first name Graven was in 2017 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Graven: Your name in reverse order is Nevarg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eavrgn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Graven? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 921 people with the last name Graven.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Graven? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Graven as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.