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since 1880
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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

Notable Persons Named Kavya

Kavya Madhavan is a film actress. Her ongoing career started in 1991. Kavya was born Kavya Madhavan on September 19th, 1984 in Nileshwaram,Kasaragod, Kerala, India. Kavya is also known as Meenu and Kunji.

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Sanghavi is an actress and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to 2010. Sanghavi was given the name Kavya in 38 in Mysore, Karnataka, India.

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Kavya Shetty is an actress and model. She was most prominent from 2011 to present. Kavya was born in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. Kavya is also known as Kavya M. Shetty.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kavya

Sanghavi is an actress and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to 2010. Sanghavi was given the name Kavya in 38 in Mysore, Karnataka, India.

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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
2016 97 97 0

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Popularity of Kavya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kavya

  • How Popular is the name Kavya? Kavya is the 8,243rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kavya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,436 babies born with the first name Kavya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kavya to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • 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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kavya is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2012.
  • 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 Kavay. 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).
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