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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Novis

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  1. plural of novi

novis was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Novis

Donald Novis was an actor and singer. He was most active from 1929 to 1964. Donald was given the name Donald George Novis on March 3rd, 1906 in Hastings. He breathed his last breath on July 23rd, 1966.


Tony was born on September 22nd, 1906. He died on November 2nd, 1997.


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Popularity of Novis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Novis U.S.
  White 87.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Novis

People with the last name Novis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Novis

  • How Popular is the name Novis? Novis is the 30,421st most popular name of all time. As a last name Novis was the 88,685th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Novis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154 babies born with the first name Novis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Novis 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 Novis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Novis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Novis is Monday, July 23rd, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Novis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Novis was in 1922 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Novis Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Novis is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Novis: Your name in reverse order is Sivon. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsoiv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Novis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 209 people with the last name Novis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Novis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Novis as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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