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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nevan

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  • A user from United Arab Emirates says the name Nevan means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from Missouri, United States says the name Nevan means "Little Holy Saint" and is of Celtic origin.

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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1986 5 0 5
1990 7 0 7
1991 8 0 8
1992 8 0 8
1993 5 0 5
1994 11 0 11
1995 11 0 11
1996 13 0 13
1997 12 0 12
1998 23 0 23
1999 30 0 30
2000 32 0 32
2001 27 0 27
2002 57 0 57
2003 63 0 63
2004 75 0 75
2005 65 0 65
2006 69 0 69
2007 69 0 69
2008 62 5 57
2009 72 0 72
2010 49 0 49
2011 52 0 52
2012 42 0 42
2013 43 0 43
2014 44 0 44
2015 36 0 36
2016 32 0 32
2017 19 0 19
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Nevan

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Nevan as a first name

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Popularity of Nevan as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Nevan

  • How Popular is the name Nevan? Nevan is the 10,294th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nevan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,041 babies born with the first name Nevan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nevan 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 Nevan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nevan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nevan is Sunday, March 28th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Nevan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nevan was in 2004 with a total of 75 babies.
  • Random Nevan Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nevan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Nevan: Your name in reverse order is Naven. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nnvae. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nevan born Dec 18, 1935

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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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).