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Origin and Meaning of Novena

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Novena is of American origin and means "Novena means catholic".
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  1. A Roman Catholic devotion consisting of prayers on nine consecutive days

From Ecclesiastical Latin novēna, from Latin novēnus (“nine [each]”).

  1. (Roman Catholicism) A recitation of prayers and devotions for nine consecutive days, especially one to a saint to ask for their intercession.

novena was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish

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Popularity of Novena as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Novena

  • How Popular is the name Novena? Novena is the 61,308th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Novena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21 babies born with the first name Novena in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Novena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Novena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Novena is Thursday, May 4th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Novena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Novena was in 2013 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Novena: Your name in reverse order is Anevon. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Evnano. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Novena born Apr 18, 2005

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1000. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.