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5k
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since 1880
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474
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Von

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Alt. Meaning

V is for valor, your strength.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons Named Von

Von Wafer is a basketball player for the Leones de Ponce, Los Angeles Lakers, Colorado 14ers, Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Olympiacos B.C., Boston Celtics, Guerino Vanoli Basket, Orlando Magic, and Leones de Ponce (basketball) in the Baloncesto Superior Nacional. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Von was born on July 21st, 1985 in Homer, Louisiana.

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Von Smith is a pop music and contemporary r&b singer-songwriter, youtube personality, and youtube. He plays Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 2006. Von was given the name Vaughn Lee Smith on June 15th, 1986 in Kansas City, Missouri. Von is also known as Smith and Vaughn Lee.

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Wayne Wonder is a reggae fusion, dancehall, reggae, and contemporary r&b musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1987. Wayne was given the name Von Wayne Charles on July 26th, 1972 in Buff Bay, Portland, Jamaica.

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He was most prominent from 1987 to present. Von was given the name Valentin Andres Tanga Flores IV on April 5th, 1960 in Malabon.

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Von Hayes is a baseball player. Von was born on August 31st, 1958 in Stockton, California.

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Von Pessumal is a basketball player for the Tanduay Light Rhum Masters in the PBA Developmental League. He has had major accomplishments since 2015. Von was born on February 12th, 1993 in Manila.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Von

Theo was given the name Theodor Capitani von Kurnatowski on March 19th, 1980 in Covington, Louisiana.

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Eerie Von is a gothic rock, heavy metal music, hardcore punk, blues, and country music musician. Eerie was given the name Eric Stellmann on August 25th, 1964 in New Jersey, U.S.

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Ronnie Von is a singing and television presenter. Ronnie was given the name Ronaldo Lindenberg von Schilgen Cintra Nogueira on July 17th, 1944 in Niterói. Ronnie is also known as O Pequeno prícipe (Nickname) and Ronaldo Lindenberg von Schilgen Cintra Nogueira (Birthname).

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Otto was born in 1736. He breathed his last breath in 1800.

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Alexa was born in 1906. She left this life in 1981.

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Werner was born in 1868. He passed away in 1912.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 7 0 7
1901 6 0 6
1903 5 0 5
1910 6 0 6
1911 8 0 8
1912 8 0 8
1913 15 0 15
1914 17 0 17
1915 32 5 27
1916 34 5 29
1917 26 0 26
1918 30 5 25
1919 24 0 24
1920 35 0 35
1921 32 0 32
1922 38 8 30
1923 26 5 21
1924 32 0 32
1925 29 6 23
1926 34 0 34
1927 59 6 53
1928 40 5 35
1929 32 0 32
1930 42 8 34
1931 55 5 50
1932 53 8 45
1933 54 0 54
1934 75 11 64
1935 58 5 53
1936 47 7 40
1937 62 10 52
1938 46 5 41
1939 53 10 43
1940 55 8 47
1941 45 6 39
1942 43 0 43
1943 39 6 33
1944 38 5 33
1945 45 6 39
1946 58 9 49
1947 64 7 57
1948 80 11 69
1949 54 8 46
1950 81 14 67
1951 88 14 74
1952 87 9 78
1953 69 8 61
1954 99 14 85
1955 92 12 80
1956 69 7 62
1957 114 12 102
1958 135 17 118
1959 126 15 111
1960 117 8 109
1961 97 10 87
1962 107 0 107
1963 102 7 95
1964 85 5 80
1965 101 9 92
1966 98 9 89
1967 81 7 74
1968 107 10 97
1969 78 7 71
1970 62 7 55
1971 70 0 70
1972 42 0 42
1973 42 0 42
1974 51 8 43
1975 44 0 44
1976 36 5 31
1977 51 8 43
1978 37 0 37
1979 31 5 26
1980 52 10 42
1981 36 0 36
1982 30 0 30
1983 31 0 31
1984 34 0 34
1985 34 0 34
1986 47 11 36
1987 49 8 41
1988 37 0 37
1989 42 6 36
1990 47 0 47
1991 40 5 35
1992 31 0 31
1993 35 0 35
1994 33 6 27
1995 19 0 19
1996 19 0 19
1997 23 0 23
1998 23 0 23
1999 27 0 27
2000 20 0 20
2001 23 0 23
2002 31 0 31
2003 25 0 25
2004 36 0 36
2005 32 0 32
2006 34 0 34
2007 45 0 45
2008 47 0 47
2009 50 0 50
2010 33 0 33
2011 38 0 38
2012 44 0 44
2013 41 0 41
2014 53 0 53
2015 45 0 45
2016 62 0 62
2017 86 6 80

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Popularity of Von as a first name

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Popularity of Von as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Von U.S.
  White 45.57% 64.26%
  African American 11.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 31.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Von

People with the last name Von are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Von

  • How Popular is the name Von? Von is the 3,564th most popular name of all time. As a last name Von was the 45,189th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Von have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,474 babies born with the first name Von in the United States. That's more than enough people named Von to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Von? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Von first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Von is Friday, November 26th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Von born? The highest recorded use of the first name Von was in 1958 with a total of 118 babies.
  • Random Von Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Von is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Von: Your name in reverse order is Nov. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Von? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 474 people with the last name Von.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Von? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Von as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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