The name Lavenia ranked 3371st in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Though this name appears on the 1990 U.S. Census lists, it is used by only a small percentage of the general population.
This was the name of the legendary mother of the Roman people. Scholars believe her name was derived from Lavinium, the name of an Etruscan city more ancient than Rome itself. The literal meaning of the city's name has been lost.