Tavares is a first name typically given to boys, but in rare cases also used as a girls name.
There’s a good chance that a boy named Tavares in a medium-sized town will be unique. That’s because only a few babies a year are named Tavares in all of the US. Only about one in 100,000 boys is named Tavares by his parents. In the ranking of most common boys names in recent years, Tavares ranks at #3,830. That means there are 3,829 more common boys names, but there are also a few thousand that are even rarer. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Tavares.
The odds of having a man or boy named Tavares in your home state are about the same as the chance for a white Christmas in New York City – in both cases they are less than 30%. More precisely, the first name Tavares is registered in 16 states, among which are Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida or Georgia. In proportion to the male population, most men and boys with the first name Tavares live in Florida, but even there the name is rather special – on average, you would have to ask 8,060 men and boys in Florida for their name before you meet one who answers with Tavares.
Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter T is a particularly popular initial letter for boys’ names. That’s because 6.3% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for boys’ names are J, A and D.
With seven letters, the name Tavares has a typical length for first names in the US. In fact, 26% of all common first names consist of exactly seven letters. 52% of all first names are shorter, while 22% have eight letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.
With 6.3% of all boys' names that begin with the letter T, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average. And Thomas is the boys’ name starting with T, which is the most common of all.
If your name is Tavares and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...
So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Tavares, you can simply say:
Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.
Just use American Sign Language!
These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.
In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.
In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Tavares sounds like this: