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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1987 6 6 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 16 16 0
1998 25 25 0
1999 37 37 0
2000 46 46 0
2001 50 50 0
2002 58 58 0
2003 44 44 0
2004 45 45 0
2005 63 63 0
2006 69 69 0
2007 79 79 0
2008 73 73 0
2009 86 86 0
2010 103 97 6
2011 87 87 0
2012 106 106 0
2013 92 92 0
2014 102 102 0
2015 97 97 0

Fun Facts about the name Kavya

  • How many people with the first name Kavya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,339 babies born with the first name Kavya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kavya 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 Kavya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kavya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kavya is Tuesday, April 15th, 1980.
  • What year had the most people named Kavya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kavya was in 2012 with a total of 106 babies.
  • Random Kavya Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kavya is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Kavya: Your name in reverse order is Ayvak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yvkaa. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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From Sanskrit काव्य (kāvyá).

  1. (poetry) A highly artificial Sanskrit literary style used by Indian court poets in the early centuries AD.
  2. (by extension) poetry (especially in a classical style) in the literatures of India's modern languages

Kavya Madhavan

Kavya Madhavan is a film actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to present. Kavya was born in 1984 as Kavya Madhavan in Nileshwaram,Kasragode, Kerala, India.


Other Inspirations for the Name Kavya

Kavya Devarakonda
Kavya Guda
Kavya Guda Saba
Kavya Shivashankar
Kavya Shivashankar Harvard
Kavya Sukumar
Kavya Shivashankar Columbia
Kavya Shivashankar College
Kavya Singh

What does the name Kavya mean?

Kis for knowledge, an avid learner

Ais for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Vis for vitality, your lust for living.

Yis for young, the years never show!

Ais for angelic, a truly pure heart

Past life for Kavya born Dec 11, 1966

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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 Yukon approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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