US Popularity:455
Meaning:Harbor, safe place
Haven is a place or a feeling that makes you feel safe and comfortable. It is also a gender-neutral given name that may appeal to a parent seeking a name with comforting connotations. Derived from the Old English “haefen,” Haven points to a safe harbor or sanctuary, where one can be themselves and feel loved. So, it's a fitting choice for your precious little bundle considering the unconditional love they are set to receive! Actor and entrepreneur Jessica Alba chose it for her daughter in 2011, and though it’s traditionally a girl’s name, it is certainly a safe choice for boys, too.

Haven Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Haven is currently #671 on The Bump
Boy:Haven is currently #387 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Haven is currently #486 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Haven is currently #455 in U.S. births
Boy:Haven is currently #1446 in U.S. births
Girl:Haven is currently #219 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 66
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Haven

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Haven, October 2022

  • Behind the Name, Haven, October 2012

  • WordSense Dictionary, Haven

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