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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lavinia

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Wiktionary

Latin Lavinia, of obscure meaning. Lavinium was a town in ancient Latium.

  1. (Roman mythology) The daughter of Latinus and wife of Aeneas.
  2. A female given name used since the 17th century. It was fairly popular in the 18th and 19th centuries, but rare today.

Notable Persons Named Lavinia

Lavinia was born in 1793 in Charleston, South Carolina. She passed away on February 18th, 1820.

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Lavinia was given the name Mercy Lavinia Warren Bump on October 31st, 1842 in Middleborough, Massachusetts. She breathed her last breath in 1919.

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Lavinia Miloșovici is a gymnast. Lavinia was born on October 21st, 1976 in Lugoj.

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Lavinia Meijer is a classical music harp. She plays Harp. Lavinia was born on February 23rd, 1983 in South Korea.

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Lavinia was born on February 28th, 1833. She died on August 31st, 1899.

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Lavinia was born on March 22nd, 1916 in Kingston Hall, Nottinghamshire. She breathed her last breath in 1995.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 21 21 0
1881 14 14 0
1882 18 18 0
1883 20 20 0
1884 20 20 0
1885 22 22 0
1886 35 35 0
1887 20 20 0
1888 22 22 0
1889 33 33 0
1890 27 27 0
1891 27 27 0
1892 37 37 0
1893 27 27 0
1894 34 34 0
1895 32 32 0
1896 29 29 0
1897 26 26 0
1898 36 36 0
1899 25 25 0
1900 41 41 0
1901 29 29 0
1902 34 34 0
1903 25 25 0
1904 33 33 0
1905 24 24 0
1906 26 26 0
1907 32 32 0
1908 33 33 0
1909 33 33 0
1910 28 28 0
1911 24 24 0
1912 29 29 0
1913 46 46 0
1914 63 63 0
1915 67 67 0
1916 78 78 0
1917 75 75 0
1918 86 86 0
1919 82 82 0
1920 92 92 0
1921 93 93 0
1922 82 82 0
1923 89 89 0
1924 66 66 0
1925 66 66 0
1926 59 59 0
1927 70 70 0
1928 63 63 0
1929 60 60 0
1930 45 45 0
1931 48 48 0
1932 47 47 0
1933 38 38 0
1934 36 36 0
1935 44 44 0
1936 35 35 0
1937 26 26 0
1938 36 36 0
1939 27 27 0
1940 36 36 0
1941 34 34 0
1942 39 39 0
1943 20 20 0
1944 29 29 0
1945 31 31 0
1946 45 45 0
1947 36 36 0
1948 47 47 0
1949 33 33 0
1950 39 39 0
1951 32 32 0
1952 33 33 0
1953 37 37 0
1954 50 50 0
1955 25 25 0
1956 36 36 0
1957 47 47 0
1958 30 30 0
1959 33 33 0
1960 35 35 0
1961 26 26 0
1962 35 35 0
1963 40 40 0
1964 42 42 0
1965 40 40 0
1966 46 46 0
1967 42 42 0
1968 32 32 0
1969 42 42 0
1970 34 34 0
1971 32 32 0
1972 36 36 0
1973 51 51 0
1974 33 33 0
1975 34 34 0
1976 38 38 0
1977 26 26 0
1978 33 33 0
1979 32 32 0
1980 21 21 0
1981 18 18 0
1982 15 15 0
1983 21 21 0
1984 24 24 0
1985 23 23 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 22 22 0
1988 15 15 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 20 20 0
1991 21 21 0
1992 19 19 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 17 17 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 23 23 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 33 33 0
2005 28 28 0
2006 23 23 0
2007 36 36 0
2008 28 28 0
2009 34 34 0
2010 35 35 0
2011 39 39 0
2012 53 53 0
2013 71 71 0
2014 54 54 0
2015 63 63 0
2016 75 75 0
2017 67 67 0

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Popularity of Lavinia as a first name

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Popularity of Lavinia as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Lavinia

  • How Popular is the name Lavinia? Lavinia is the 3,758th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lavinia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,063 babies born with the first name Lavinia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lavinia to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lavinia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 21 new born babies.
  • When was Lavinia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lavinia is Saturday, September 19th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Lavinia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lavinia was in 1921 with a total of 93 babies.
  • Random Lavinia Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lavinia is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Lavinia: Your name in reverse order is Ainival. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nvliiaa. 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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