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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Medved

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Alt. Meaning

M is for melody, the song of life.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

V is for valor, your strength.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Medved

Michael Medved is an author, political commentator, radio show host, film critic, and pundit. Michael was born on October 3rd, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Nanette Medved is an actor and actress. Her career lasted from 1989 to 2001. Nanette was given the name Nanette Gwen Medved in 1971 in Honolulu, Hawaii.


Aleksandr Medved is an athlete. Aleksandr was born in Bila Tserkva.



Shawn Medved is a soccer player for the The Evergreen State College, Portland Timbers (1985–90), Tacoma Stars (1983), Cleveland Crunch, Colorado Foxes, Fort Lauderdale Strikers (1988–94), Seattle Sounders (1994–2008), Cincinnati Silverbacks, D.C. United, San Jose Earthquakes, and San Francisco. Shawn was born on June 16th, 1967 in Issaquah, Washington.


David was born in 1926. He left this life on March 11th, 2009.


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Popularity of Medved as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Medved U.S.
  White 96.15% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Medved

People with the last name Medved are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Medved

  • How Popular is the name Medved? As a last name Medved was the 20,458th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Medved? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Medved was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Medved: Your name in reverse order is Devdem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Devmed. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Medved? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,298 people with the last name Medved.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Medved? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Medved as their last name since less than 1 person in 227k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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