Arnav

Arnav - A very unique male name



  Jun 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Arnav, meaning ocean, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1999 on position #2321. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Arnav and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Arnav? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Arnav. The baby boy name Arnav was given to 207 baby boys in 2012, ranking #837 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,928 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Arnav peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 837.



Famous with this name

Arnav Das
Arnavaz Sahari
Arnavaz Lynsay


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Arnav is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Arnav is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #261 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,599.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Arnav is where you live.


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Arnav origin and meaning

Arnav is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means ocean. To see famous people named Arnav, pop culture references for the name Arnav and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Arnav

We've found the following names that sound similar to Arnav, sorted by popularity.

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Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012837
2011847
2010898
2009838
2008940
2007938
2006918
2005938
2004853
2003901
20021149
20011577
20001903
19992321

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey261
Connecticut361
Massachusetts528
California575
Minnesota626
Illinois647
Washington678
Virginia763
Tennessee765
Pennsylvania789
Michigan839
Maryland846
Ohio868
Texas869
North Carolina878
Florida1178
New York1599

Even more about Arnav


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Arnav a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Arnav?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Arnav
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 7,928
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1999
2012 births +207

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