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

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Origin and Meaning of Ved

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Alt. Meaning

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

Notable Persons Named Ved

Ved Shankar is a composer and music director. His ongoing career started in 2010. Ved was given the name Ved Shanakr Sugavanam in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


His military service ended in 2000.


Ved was born in 1926. He left this life on December 17th, 2008.


He was most active from 1971 to 1971. Ved was born on December 30th, 1944 in Indore. Ved is also known as डा० वेद प्रताप वैदिक Dr. Ved Pratap Vaidik.


Ved was born on September 15th, 1932.


Ved Prakash Arya was a venture capital and venture capitalist. His career lasted from 1995 to 2011. Ved was born Ved Prakash Arya on December 7th, 1968. He passed away on August 25th, 2011.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1999 5 0 5
2000 12 0 12
2001 8 0 8
2002 17 0 17
2003 29 0 29
2004 26 0 26
2005 34 0 34
2006 40 0 40
2007 52 0 52
2008 51 0 51
2009 47 0 47
2010 60 0 60
2011 55 0 55
2012 51 0 51
2013 70 0 70
2014 61 0 61
2015 86 0 86
2016 102 0 102
2017 113 0 113

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Popularity of Ved as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ved U.S.
  White 4.84% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 91.94% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ved

People with the last name Ved are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ved

  • How Popular is the name Ved? Ved is the 11,136th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ved was the 97,671st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ved have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 919 babies born with the first name Ved in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ved to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ved? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ved first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ved is Friday, March 11th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Ved born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ved was in 2017 with a total of 113 babies.
  • Random Ved Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ved is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Ved: Your name in reverse order is Dev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ved. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ved? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 186 people with the last name Ved.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ved? Ved is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • 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).
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