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726
in the U.S.
since 1880
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<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Kiva

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 8 8 0
1960 11 11 0
1961 15 15 0
1962 12 12 0
1963 9 9 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 12 12 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 15 15 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 19 19 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 25 25 0
1974 30 30 0
1975 23 23 0
1976 27 27 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 15 15 0
1979 20 20 0
1980 20 20 0
1981 15 15 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 16 16 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 13 13 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 13 8 5
1995 9 9 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 11 11 0
1998 13 13 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 6 6 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 5 5 0
2004 8 8 0
2005 15 7 8
2006 5 5 0
2007 18 18 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 13 8 5
2011 5 5 0
2012 6 0 6
2013 18 18 0
2014 14 14 0
2015 12 12 0

Fun Facts about the name Kiva

  • How many people with the first name Kiva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 726 babies born with the first name Kiva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kiva to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kiva? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Kiva first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kiva is Sunday, August 15th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Kiva born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kiva was in 1974 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Kiva Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kiva is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Kiva: Your name in reverse order is Avik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ikav. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Kiva

The name "Kiva" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Protected". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ki"va
A large chamber built under, or in, the houses of a Pueblo village, used as an assembly room in religious rites or as a men's dormitory. It is commonly lighted and entered from an opening in the roof.

Etymology: Hopi name, sacred chamber

From Hopi kíva.

  1. A ceremonial underground chamber in a Pueblo village.

kiva was also found in the following language(s): Finnish

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What does the name Kiva mean?

Kis for keen, your sense of honesty.

Iis for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

Vis for vision, few can share.

Ais for aware, of your surroundings

Past life for Kiva born Oct 1, 1959

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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 North Europe approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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