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

What does the name Kaveh mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kaveh

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Kaveh means "Mythical character" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  • A user from Iran says the name Kaveh is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Mythical man".

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Kaveh

Kaveh Rezaei is a soccer player for the Zob Ahan Esfahan F.C., Foolad F.C., Saipa F.C., Iran national under-17 football team, Iran national under-20 football team, and Iran national under-23 football team. Kaveh was born on April 5th, 1992 in Eslamabad-e Gharb.


Kaveh Golsetan was a photographer. Kaveh was born on July 8th, 1950 in Tehran. He left this life on April 2nd, 2003.


Kaveh was born on November 17th, 1975.


Kaveh Farrokh is an author, academic lecturer, and college counselor. Kaveh was born on September 24th, 1962 in Athens, Greece.


Kaveh was born in 1955.


Kaveh was born in 1951.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kaveh

Ardalan was born in 1963 in Birjand.


His military service ended in 1986. Mahmoud was born on May 22nd, 1961 in Mashhad. He breathed his last breath on September 2nd, 1986.


Mohammad Reza Kaveh is an athlete for the Iran national under-20 football team.


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International Interest for Kaveh

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kaveh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kaveh U.S.
  White 78.16% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 16.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kaveh

People with the last name Kaveh are most frequently White or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Kaveh

  • How Popular is the name Kaveh? Kaveh is the 20,535th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kaveh was the 89,753rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kaveh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 336 babies born with the first name Kaveh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kaveh 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 Kaveh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Kaveh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kaveh is Saturday, May 2nd, 1931.
  • What year had the most people named Kaveh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kaveh was in 1983 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Kaveh Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kaveh is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Kaveh: Your name in reverse order is Hevak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vkhea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kaveh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 206 people with the last name Kaveh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kaveh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kaveh 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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