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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lafave

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Alt. Meaning

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

V is for vision, few can share.

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lafave

Debra Lafave is a criminal.


Jimmy LaFave is an alt country, folk music, country rock, and alternative country singer-songwriter. He was most prominent from 1979 to present. Jimmy was born on July 12th, 1955 in Wills Point, Texas.


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Popularity of Lafave as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lafave U.S.
  White 92.73% 64.26%
  African American 0.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lafave

People with the last name Lafave are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lafave

  • How Popular is the name Lafave? As a last name Lafave was the 8,558th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lafave first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lafave is Thursday, April 4th, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Lafave? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lafave. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lafave: Your name in reverse order is Evafal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leaavf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lafave? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,849 people with the last name Lafave.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lafave? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Lafave as their last name.

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Past life for Lafave born Nov 8, 1947

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1025. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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