First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ridvan

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Alt. Meaning

R is for rock star, let it out!

I is for interest, you show in others.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

V is for vitality, your lust for living.

A is for adorable, how precious

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons Named Ridvan

Rıdvan Dilmen is a soccer player for the Muğlaspor, Boluspor, Sarıyer S.K., Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), and Turkey national football team. Rıdvan was born on August 15th, 1962 in Nazilli.


Rıdvan Şimşek is a soccer player for the Antalyaspor, Karşıyaka S.K., Beşiktaş J.K., Kardemir Karabükspor, Elazığspor, Gaziantepspor, Turkey national under-19 football team, and Turkey national under-21 football team. Rıdvan was born on January 17th, 1991 in Konak, Izmir.


Ridvan Bode is a former Minister of Finance, formerMinister of Finance, Member of parliament, and Parliament of Albania. Ridvan was born on June 26th, 1959.


Rıdvan Bolatlı is a soccer player for the MKE Ankaragücü and Turkey national football team. Rıdvan was born on December 2nd, 1928 in Ankara.


Rıdvan Akar is a journalist and author. Rıdvan was born in 1961 in Turkey.


Ridvan Balci is a soccer player for the TuS Erndtebrück, Rot-Weiss Essen, FC Schalke 04 II, Borussia Mönchengladbach II, VfL Bochum II, VfL Bochum, Schwarz-Weiß Essen, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Ridvan was born on September 29th, 1993 in Gelsenkirchen.


Fun Facts about the name Ridvan

  • When was the first name Ridvan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ridvan is Thursday, May 18th, 1905.
  • How unique is the name Ridvan? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ridvan. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ridvan: Your name in reverse order is Navdir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rvndia. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ridvan born Dec 23, 1948

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 1625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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