Lavette

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
241
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lavette

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Lavette is of Latin origin and means ""Purified"".
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Wiktionary
  1. dishcloth (to wash dishes)
  2. (figuratively) wet blanket

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lavette

Bettye LaVette is a soul music, rhythm, blues, funk, rock music, and country music musician and songwriter. She was most active from 1962 to present. Bettye was given the name Betty Haskins on January 29th, 1946 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States.

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Robert Lavette is a football player. Robert was born on September 8th, 1963 in Cartersville, Georgia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1911 5 0 5
1947 7 7 0
1948 5 5 0
1952 5 5 0
1954 5 5 0
1955 5 5 0
1956 12 12 0
1957 11 11 0
1958 14 14 0
1959 25 25 0
1960 23 23 0
1961 19 19 0
1962 25 25 0
1963 36 36 0
1964 51 51 0
1965 61 61 0
1966 35 35 0
1967 67 67 0
1968 44 44 0
1969 48 48 0
1970 67 67 0
1971 55 55 0
1972 52 52 0
1973 33 33 0
1974 33 33 0
1975 29 29 0
1976 24 24 0
1977 38 38 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 24 24 0
1980 30 30 0
1981 27 27 0
1982 23 23 0
1983 19 19 0
1984 14 14 0
1985 18 18 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 20 20 0
1988 20 20 0
1989 20 20 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 10 10 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 8 8 0
1998 6 6 0
1999 8 8 0
2002 6 6 0
2016 5 5 0

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Popularity of Lavette as a first name

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Popularity of Lavette as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lavette U.S.
  White 33.20% 64.26%
  African American 58.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lavette

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

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Fun Facts about the name Lavette

  • How Popular is the name Lavette? Lavette is the 9,425th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lavette was the 79,075th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lavette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,189 babies born with the first name Lavette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lavette 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 Lavette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lavette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lavette is Tuesday, January 21st, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Lavette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lavette was in 1967 with a total of 67 babies.
  • Random Lavette Factoid: According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lavette is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1963.
  • Weird things about the name Lavette: Your name in reverse order is Etteval. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etalvte. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lavette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 241 people with the last name Lavette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lavette? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lavette as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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