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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Ovila
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Ovila in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Ovila:
Records indicate that 7 boys in the United States have been named Ovila since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1895, when 7 people in the U.S. were given the name Ovila. Those people are now 125 years old.
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Comments about the name Ovila
Based on the comments submitted below
3 Positive Comments
"It was my grandfather's name. He was born in Manitoba but his family was from Quebec." May. 17, 2018:
"It was my grandfather's first name - he was born in Quebec - it is my middle name - those that know understand the French-Canadian heritage." Jul. 24, 2015:
"I'm in a small community in eastern Canada and there are about 4 Guys named Ovila where i'm from. All i know about the name is that it's an old French name. Most English speaking people have a hard time remembering it and pronouncing it." Oct. 16, 2011:
8 Neutral Comments
"It was my uncles name and very unusual as far as French names and certainly no one who was English knew I?d this name. He went by Leo. He was born in Gaspe and moved to Ontario in the 50s" Mar. 10, 2019:
"My French Canadian grandfather was born Ovila Joseph Menard around 1898. Once he moved from Quebec to Ontario, he was referred to as Oliver or Joe." Jul. 8, 2017:
"My middle name is Ovila, in honor of my godfather Ovila Jessume of Lowell, Ma (. My full name is Thaddee Ovila Gaudette" Apr. 9, 2017:
"My uncle, now deceased was Ovila Sicard. He was French Canadian. He was of short in stature when he was little and got the nickname of "Shorty". He used that nickname until his death because he disliked the name "Ovial"." Nov. 13, 2016:
"My father was Ovila Joseph Fillion but never used his first name unless he was signing a legal document. Went by "Joe" instead.
Never heard the name before or since his passing. Born 1925" May. 4, 2015:
"My French Canadian great grandfather was named Ovila." Apr. 27, 2015:
"It was my grandfather's name. We are French Canadian. He was born in 1918. It is most definitely a male name." Feb. 14, 2015:
"Ovila is my middle name..it was my dads name and I also gave it to my son. Albert o. Michaud the third" Jan. 14, 2011:
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