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Origin and Meaning of Javel

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  • A user from France says the name Javel is of French origin and means "Javel is a French name. I comes from French << javelle >> which means wheat sheaf.".
  • A user from Connecticut, United States says the name Javel is of African origin and means "Girl name meaning beautiful goddess".
  • A user from Jamaica says the name Javel means "Worthless fellow".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Jav"el
A vagabond.
  1. (obsolete) A vagabond.

javel was also found in the following language(s): French

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Fun Facts about the name Javel

  • How Popular is the name Javel? Javel is the 28,747th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Javel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 174 babies born with the first name Javel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Javel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Javel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Javel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Javel is Monday, December 12th, 1927.
  • What year had the most people named Javel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Javel was in 2008 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Javel Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Javel is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Javel: Your name in reverse order is Levaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jelav. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Javel born Oct 31, 2019

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Russia approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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