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

What does the name Navi mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Navi

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Canada says the name Navi is of English origin and means "Labourer building roads, railways and canals".
  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Navi is of Unknown origin and means "Kind to people".
  • A submission from United States says the name Navi means "Navigator" and is of Japanese origin.
  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Navi is of Japanese origin and means "Fairy".
  • A submission from Latvia says the name Navi means "Prophet" and is of Hebrew origin.
Other origins: Native American

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Alt. Meaning

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

A is for able, for you surely are.

V is for vitality, your lust for living.

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

Notable Persons Named Navi

Navi was given the name Navlata Rawat on June 5th, 1977 in Malibu, California.


Navi Radjou is an author, speaker, and strategist. Navi was born on August 14th, 1970 in Pondicherry, India.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1999 5 0 5
2000 11 5 6
2001 7 7 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 11 11 0
2004 26 19 7
2005 13 13 0
2006 27 17 10
2007 16 16 0
2008 13 13 0
2009 13 13 0
2010 26 18 8
2011 23 23 0
2012 38 28 10
2013 44 37 7
2014 51 39 12
2015 59 49 10
2016 82 74 8
2017 86 72 14

Where is the name Navi popular?

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Popularity of Navi as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Navi U.S.
  White 69.60% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 13.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Navi

People with the last name Navi are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Navi

  • How Popular is the name Navi? Navi is the 15,239th most popular name of all time. As a last name Navi was the 134,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Navi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 557 babies born with the first name Navi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Navi 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 Navi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Navi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Navi is Saturday, June 15th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Navi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Navi was in 2016 with a total of 74 babies.
  • Random Navi Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Navi is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Navi: Your name in reverse order is Ivan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aniv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Navi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 125 people with the last name Navi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Navi? Navi is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.