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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010



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

Fun Facts about the name Pavan

  • How many people with the first name Pavan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 525 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 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pavan is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1996.
  • 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 Avnpa. 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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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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Pavan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Pavan as well as things modernly associated with the name Pavan such as celebrities named Pavan.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Pavan

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

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
  1. Paduan (dialect)

Notable Persons With the Name Pavan

Pavan Malhotra

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


Pavan Varma

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


Pavan Duggal

Pavan Duggal is a famed human.


Pavan Sukhdev

Pavan Sukhdev is a noteworthy individual. Pavan was born on March 30th, 1960 in Delhi.


Pavan Choudary

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


Pavan Anand

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


Notable Persons With the Last Name Pavan

Marisa 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.


Sarah Pavan

Sarah Pavan is a notable somebody. Sarah was born on August 16th, 1986.


Simone Pavan

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.


Andrea Pavan

Andrea Pavan is an influential person. Andrea was born on April 27th, 1989.


Carla Pavan

Carla Pavan is a famous person. Carla was born on April 5th, 1975.


Rebecca Pavan

Rebecca Pavan is an important person. Rebecca was born on April 17th, 1990.


What does the name Pavan mean?

Pis for peer, you have few equals.

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Vis for value, the value you place on friendship.

Ais for aware, of your surroundings

Nis for nice, need I say more?

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