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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Iven

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Alt. Meaning

I is for innovator, always improving

V is for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons Named Iven

Sir Iven Giffard Mackay was a high commissioner. Iven was born on April 7th, 1882. He died on September 30th, 1966.

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Iven Austbø is a soccer player for the Viking FK, Stabæk Fotball, Sandefjord Fotball, and Norway national under-21 football team. Iven was born on February 22nd, 1985 in Stavanger.

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Iven Zammit is a sports team member for the Qormi F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Iven

Adrienne Iven is a soccer player for the ŽFK Spartak Subotica and Cameroon women's national football team. Adrienne was born on March 9th, 1983 in Cameroon.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 11 0 11
1914 9 0 9
1915 13 0 13
1916 10 0 10
1917 12 0 12
1918 15 0 15
1919 17 0 17
1920 22 0 22
1921 15 0 15
1922 12 0 12
1923 14 0 14
1924 16 0 16
1925 17 0 17
1926 14 0 14
1927 11 0 11
1928 8 0 8
1929 8 0 8
1930 11 0 11
1931 13 0 13
1932 11 0 11
1933 12 0 12
1934 7 0 7
1935 7 0 7
1936 7 0 7
1937 10 0 10
1938 11 0 11
1939 6 0 6
1940 17 0 17
1941 8 0 8
1942 14 0 14
1943 14 0 14
1944 7 0 7
1945 14 0 14
1946 11 0 11
1947 5 0 5
1948 13 0 13
1949 6 0 6
1950 6 0 6
1951 7 0 7
1952 12 0 12
1953 8 0 8
1954 6 0 6
1955 7 0 7
1956 10 0 10
1957 10 0 10
1958 9 0 9
1959 6 0 6
1961 6 0 6
1962 6 0 6
1964 6 0 6
1965 7 0 7
1967 6 0 6
1971 10 0 10
1974 6 0 6
1975 7 0 7
1976 6 0 6
1978 6 0 6
1980 7 0 7
1981 5 0 5
1982 5 0 5
1984 13 0 13
1985 7 0 7
1990 6 0 6
1993 7 0 7
1994 7 0 7
1995 6 0 6
1996 5 0 5
1998 11 0 11
1999 13 0 13
2000 15 0 15
2001 13 0 13
2002 15 0 15
2003 24 0 24
2004 18 0 18
2005 16 0 16
2006 26 0 26
2007 26 0 26
2008 16 0 16
2009 22 0 22
2010 21 0 21
2011 13 0 13
2012 17 0 17
2013 20 0 20
2014 26 0 26
2015 19 0 19
2016 15 0 15
2017 16 0 16

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Popularity of Iven as a last name

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Common last names for Iven

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Iven U.S.
  White 86.83% 64.26%
  African American 2.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Iven

People with the last name Iven are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Iven

  • How Popular is the name Iven? Iven is the 10,528th most popular name of all time. As a last name Iven was the 90,113th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Iven have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,005 babies born with the first name Iven in the United States. That's more than enough people named Iven to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Iven? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Iven first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Iven is Thursday, August 5th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Iven born? The highest recorded use of the first name Iven was in 2006 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Iven Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Iven is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Iven: Your name in reverse order is Nevi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Evin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Iven? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 205 people with the last name Iven.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Iven? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Iven as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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