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Bev (girl)

What does Bev mean?

Bev Pronunciation of Bev [bev] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Bev) is of Old English origin, and Bev means "beaver stream or meadow". Bev is a variant form of Beverly (Old English).

Associated with: old english, stream (river), meadow.


4 alternative forms via Beverly: Bevie, Bevlyn, Bevvy and Lee.

Creative forms:
(female) Beti, Bley, ..

(male) Beby, Bece, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bev Georgiana (B.G.), ..

How popular is Bev?

Bev is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2962 out of 4276, Top 69%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Bev entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1655 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bev name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bev outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Bev are Beverly (#1498 the previous year) and Lee. Adoption of these relations of Bev reached its most widespread 85 years ago (median #769) and has become significantly reduced since (#1832, 99%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bev, Beverly, Lee in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bev and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bea, Bee, Bel, Bep and Bet. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bev.

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