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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Maven

  • How many people with the first name Maven have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 458 babies born with the first name Maven in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maven to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maven? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Maven first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maven is Monday, December 4th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Maven born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maven was in 2014 with a total of 65 babies.
  • Random Maven Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maven is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Maven: Your name in reverse order is Nevam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nvmae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maven? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 102 people with the last name Maven.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maven? Maven is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Popularity of Maven as a first name

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Popularity of Maven as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maven U.S.
  White 25.49% 64.26%
  African American 66.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Maven

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Maven" mean? The list below shows the origins of Maven as well as things modernly associated with the name Maven such as celebrities named Maven.

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  1. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  1. A build automation tool used primarily for Java projects.

Other Inspirations for the Name Maven

Maven Beauty Bar
Maven Central
Maven Definition
Maven Download
Maven Repository
Maven Settings.xml
Maven Skip Tests
Maven Tutorial
Maven Assembly Plugin
Maven Compiler Plugin
Maven Lifecycle

What does the name Maven mean?

Mis for marvelous, which is how others see you

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Vis for valentine, a sweetheart you are!

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

Nis for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

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