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

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Origin and Meaning of Laveau

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Alt. Meaning

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

U is for unite, you bring people together.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Laveau

Marie Laveau was a none known. She holds the title Voodoo Queen of New Orleans. Marie was given the name Marie Catherine Laveau on September 10th, 1794 in French Quarter. She left this life on June 15th, 1881.


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Popularity of Laveau as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Laveau U.S.
  White 70.22% 64.26%
  African American 17.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Laveau

People with the last name Laveau are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Laveau

  • How Popular is the name Laveau? As a last name Laveau was the 101,247th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Laveau first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Laveau is Monday, August 19th, 1912.
  • How unique is the name Laveau? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Laveau. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Laveau: Your name in reverse order is Uaeval. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Auvael. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Laveau? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 178 people with the last name Laveau.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Laveau? Laveau is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Laveaus Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Laveau born Aug 22, 1991

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 Southern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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