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 Scriven

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Alt. Meaning

S is for strength, there when needed.

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

R is for rich, in the love from others

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

V is for value, the value you place on friendship.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons Named Scriven

Scriven was born in 1930. He passed away in 1998.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Scriven

Joseph was born in 1820. He died on August 10th, 1886.


Michael was born in 1928.


Paul was born on February 7th, 1966.


Mary Stenson Scriven is a Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Mary was born in 1962 in Atlanta.


Margaret was born on August 12th, 1912 in Leeds, England. She left this life on January 25th, 2001.


His military service ended in 1917. George was born on February 21st, 1854 in Philadelphia. He passed away on March 7th, 1940.


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Popularity of Scriven as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Scriven U.S.
  White 49.29% 64.26%
  African American 45.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Scriven

People with the last name Scriven are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Scriven

  • How Popular is the name Scriven? As a last name Scriven was the 14,191st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Scriven first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Scriven is Thursday, March 14th, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Scriven? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Scriven. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Scriven: Your name in reverse order is Nevircs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ecirsnv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Scriven? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,116 people with the last name Scriven.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Scriven? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Scriven as their last name since less than 1 person in 139k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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