Venice

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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Venice

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  1. The provincial capital of Veneto; built on 118 islands within a lagoon in the Gulf of Venice; has canals instead of streets; one of Italy's major ports and a famous tourist attraction
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From Italian, from Medieval Latin Venetia, from Latin Veneti, an ancient (possibly Illyrian) tribe.

  1. A maritime city and associated province in the Veneto, Italy.
  2. The historical maritime empire of Venice.
  3. A neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

Notable Persons Named Venice

Venice Elphi is a soccer player for the ATM FA. Venice was born on September 10th, 1984 in Kuching.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 7 7 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 6 6 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 10 10 0
1901 8 8 0
1902 13 13 0
1903 7 7 0
1904 13 13 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 7 7 0
1907 8 8 0
1908 9 9 0
1909 13 13 0
1910 14 14 0
1911 15 15 0
1912 14 14 0
1913 19 19 0
1914 21 21 0
1915 32 32 0
1916 55 45 10
1917 43 43 0
1918 52 46 6
1919 41 41 0
1920 33 33 0
1921 63 63 0
1922 54 49 5
1923 26 26 0
1924 42 33 9
1925 33 33 0
1926 34 34 0
1927 35 24 11
1928 30 23 7
1929 34 28 6
1930 22 22 0
1931 22 22 0
1932 32 25 7
1933 28 20 8
1934 22 17 5
1935 16 16 0
1936 31 22 9
1937 15 15 0
1938 12 12 0
1939 11 11 0
1940 11 11 0
1941 14 14 0
1942 16 16 0
1943 15 15 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 14 9 5
1947 22 22 0
1948 26 20 6
1949 17 17 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 26 26 0
1953 32 32 0
1954 27 21 6
1955 25 19 6
1956 34 28 6
1957 31 25 6
1958 37 31 6
1959 31 31 0
1960 32 32 0
1961 35 35 0
1962 28 28 0
1963 28 28 0
1964 33 26 7
1965 22 22 0
1966 35 29 6
1967 21 21 0
1968 20 20 0
1969 19 19 0
1970 24 19 5
1971 26 26 0
1972 16 16 0
1973 12 12 0
1974 24 19 5
1975 12 12 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 29 24 5
1978 20 20 0
1979 21 21 0
1980 24 24 0
1981 20 20 0
1982 23 23 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 12 12 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 20 20 0
1988 26 26 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 21 21 0
1991 17 17 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 13 13 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 10 10 0
1998 19 19 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 20 20 0
2001 19 14 5
2002 31 26 5
2003 22 22 0
2004 27 27 0
2005 31 31 0
2006 29 29 0
2007 42 42 0
2008 39 34 5
2009 35 35 0
2010 49 41 8
2011 37 30 7
2012 35 28 7
2013 48 39 9
2014 44 44 0
2015 52 45 7
2016 44 37 7
2017 56 44 12

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Popularity of Venice as a first name

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Popularity of Venice as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Venice U.S.
  White 86.97% 64.26%
  African American 9.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Venice

People with the last name Venice are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Venice

  • How Popular is the name Venice? Venice is the 5,340th most popular name of all time. As a last name Venice was the 69,170th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Venice have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,887 babies born with the first name Venice in the United States. That's more than enough people named Venice to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Venice? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Venice first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Venice is Thursday, July 25th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Venice born? The highest recorded use of the first name Venice was in 1921 with a total of 63 babies.
  • Random Venice Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Venice is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Venice: Your name in reverse order is Ecinev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Evncei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Venice? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 284 people with the last name Venice.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Venice? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Venice as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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