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895
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Havana

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Ha*van"a
Of or pertaining to Havana, the capital of the island of Cuba; as, an Havana cigar
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  1. The capital and largest city of Cuba; located in western Cuba; one of the oldest cities in the Americas
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From Taino Habaguanex, the native American chief (Cacique) who controlled the area.

  1. The capital of Cuba.
  2. A famous cigar produced in Cuba

Havana was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Havana

Havana Brown is a dance-pop, electronic dance music, electropop, electro house, and eurodance musician. She has been prominent since 2008. Havana was given the name Angelique Meunier on February 14th, 1985 in Melbourne. Havana is also known as Angelique Meunier.

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Havana Marking is a director and producer. She has been prominent since 2005. Havana was born in England.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 8 8 0
1905 5 5 0
1908 7 7 0
1910 5 5 0
1917 6 6 0
1921 7 7 0
1990 5 5 0
1991 5 5 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 5 5 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 11 11 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 17 17 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 27 27 0
2004 46 46 0
2005 44 44 0
2006 52 52 0
2007 50 50 0
2008 47 47 0
2009 40 40 0
2010 43 43 0
2011 40 40 0
2012 63 63 0
2013 63 63 0
2014 63 63 0
2015 52 52 0
2016 54 54 0
2017 68 68 0

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Popularity of Havana as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Havana

  • How Popular is the name Havana? Havana is the 11,316th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Havana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 895 babies born with the first name Havana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Havana to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Havana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Havana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Havana is Friday, February 26th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Havana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Havana was in 2017 with a total of 68 babies.
  • Random Havana Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Havana is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Havana: Your name in reverse order is Anavah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vanaha. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.