Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Living One
Main Origin Language: Latin
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In 2017 the name Ava...

• was given to 15,902 baby girls
• was the 3rd most popular name for baby girls
• was 11% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Mississippi, South Carolina, and Maryland
• was least popular in Utah, California, and Maine
• was about as popular as Olivia and Isabella
Babies Named Ava Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Ava...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2007
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1983
• is 3692% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 3709% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Neveah, Reese, Leila, Caiden, Aiden, Aydin
• has the most opposite popularity history to Margarita, Kathrine, Elizabeth, Joseph, Patrick, Blair
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Ava Per State
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Geographically the name Ava...

• 35% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Riley, Anna, Peyton, Jace, James, Landon
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Lucia, Dahlia, Celeste, Matias, Abraham, Vicente
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Ava by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Ava are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Ava will be the only kid named Ava in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Ava compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Ava rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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