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Pavan

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531
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since 1880
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346
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pavan

"Pavan" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Breeze". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Pav"an
A stately and formal Spanish dance for which full state costume is worn; -- so called from the resemblance of its movements to those of the peacock.

Etymology: F. pavane; cf. It. & Sp. pavana, and Sp. pavon pavo, a peacock, L. pavo

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A stately court dance of the 16th and 17th centuries
  2. Music composed for dancing the pavane
Wiktionary
  1. Paduan (dialect)

Notable Persons Named Pavan

Pavan Malhotra is an actor. He was most active from 1984 to present. Pavan was born Pavan Malhotra on July 2nd, 1958.

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Pavan Varma is a n, to, (List of Ambassadors of India to Bhutan), High Commissioner, and Ambassador. Pavan was born in Nagpur.

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Pavan was born on March 30th, 1960 in Delhi.

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Pavan Choudary is a non-fiction author. Pavan was born on August 29th, 1965 in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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Pavan Anand is a chief executive officer & lead designer and dagmar. Pavan was born on April 10th, 1979.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Pavan

Marisa Pavan is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1952 to 1952. Marisa was given the name Maria Luisa Pierangeli on June 19th, 1932 in Cagliari.

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Sarah was born on August 16th, 1986.

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Simone Pavan is a soccer manager for the S.S.D. Calcio San Donà, Atalanta B.C., Venezia F.C., Modena F.C., U.C. Sampdoria, A.S. Livorno Calcio, A.S.D. Portogruaro, and Italy national under-21 football team. Simone was born on April 29th, 1974 in Latisana.

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Andrea was born on April 27th, 1989.

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Carla was born on April 5th, 1975.

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Rebecca was born on April 17th, 1990.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 0 6
1976 6 0 6
1978 8 0 8
1979 10 0 10
1980 6 0 6
1981 6 0 6
1982 10 0 10
1983 5 0 5
1985 14 0 14
1986 10 0 10
1987 12 0 12
1988 10 0 10
1989 11 0 11
1990 14 0 14
1991 13 0 13
1992 14 0 14
1993 17 0 17
1994 16 0 16
1995 9 0 9
1996 19 0 19
1997 14 0 14
1998 16 0 16
1999 26 0 26
2000 14 0 14
2001 22 0 22
2002 32 0 32
2003 22 0 22
2004 25 0 25
2005 15 0 15
2006 27 0 27
2007 20 0 20
2008 12 0 12
2009 13 0 13
2010 7 0 7
2011 7 0 7
2012 16 0 16
2013 7 0 7
2014 6 0 6
2015 8 0 8
2016 6 0 6

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Popularity of Pavan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pavan U.S.
  White 80.64% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pavan

People with the last name Pavan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Pavan

  • How Popular is the name Pavan? Pavan is the 15,454th most popular name of all time. As a last name Pavan was the 58,604th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Pavan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 531 babies born with the first name Pavan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pavan 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 Pavan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Pavan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pavan is Saturday, February 12th, 1955.
  • What year had the most people named Pavan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pavan was in 2002 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Pavan Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pavan is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Pavan: Your name in reverse order is Navap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Apnva. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pavan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 346 people with the last name Pavan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pavan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Pavan as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.