Casanova

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See also: casanova and Casa Nova

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Eponym from Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798), Venetian writer and adventurer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Casanova (plural Casanovas)

  1. A man considered romantic and gallant, especially one who gives amorous attentions to women.
  2. A promiscuous, philandering man.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish, Italian or Catalan

Proper noun[edit]

Casanova (plural Casanovas)

  1. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Casanova is the 3851st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 9201 individuals. Casanova is most common among Hispanic/Latino (73.66%) and White (21.55%) individuals.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

casa +‎ nova

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Casanova ?

  1. A surname​.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan, a surname common on the Catalan-speaking areas.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /kasaˈnoba/, [kasaˈnoβa]

Proper noun[edit]

Casanova ?

  1. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to official data by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística in 2016, Casanova occurs in Spain as a first surname by 14,774 individuals, and as a second surname by 14,805 individuals. It is prevalent in Valencia, Barcelona, Tarragona, Madrid, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Alicante, Zaragoza, and Castellón.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish, ultimately from Catalan

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ka.sa.no.ba/, [kxa.sa.no.ba]

Proper noun[edit]

Casanova

  1. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Casanova is the 1,328th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring at 7,733 individuals.