Waverly name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Waverly

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

V is for vision, few can share.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

R is for realist, the way you are.

L is for love, your love of life!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons Named Waverly

Notable Persons Named Waverly

King Gordy

King Gordy is a horrorcore musician. His ongoing career started in 2000. King was given the name Waverly W. Alford III on August 18th, 1977. King is also known as Cobain The Dead, The King Of Horrorcore, and Dark Lord Vader.

Waverly Brown

Waverly was born in 1935. He passed away in 1981.

Waverly Crenshaw

Waverly was born in 1956 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Waverly Jackson

Waverly Jackson is a football player for the Carolina Panthers and Indianapolis Colts. He was most active from 1998 to 2002. Waverly was born on December 19th, 1972 in South Hill, Virginia.

Waverly Jack Slattery


Notable Persons With the Last Name Waverly

Notable Persons With the Last Name Waverly

Alexander Waverly

Shannon Waverly

Shannon Waverly is a romance novel novelist. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to 2000. Shannon was born in Fall River, Massachusetts United States.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Waverly U.S.
  White 30.51% 64.26%
  African American 66.10% 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 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Waverly

People with the last name Waverly are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Waverly

  • How Popular is the name Waverly? Waverly is the 4,115th most popular name of all time. As a last name Waverly was the 141,140th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Waverly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,550 babies born with the first name Waverly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Waverly to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Waverly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Waverly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Waverly is Monday, February 5th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Waverly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Waverly was in 2019 with a total of 333 babies.
  • Random Waverly Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Waverly is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Waverly: The name spelled backwards is Ylrevaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Wyealvr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Waverly? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 118 people with the last name Waverly.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Waverly? Waverly is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Waverly name meaning

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