Definitions for Casanova
ˌkæz əˈnoʊ və, ˌkæs-casano·va
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Casanova, Giovanni Jacopo Casanova, Casanova de Seingalt, Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingaltnoun
an Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)
any man noted for his amorous adventures
A man considered romantic and gallant, especially one who gives amorous attentions to women.
A promiscuous, philandering man.
Etymology: Eponym from Giovanni Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798), Venetian writer and adventurer.
Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (, Italian: [ˈdʒaːkomo dʒiˈrɔːlamo kazaˈnɔːva, kasa-]; 2 April 1725 – 4 June 1798) was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of information about the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century.As was not unusual at the time, Casanova, depending on circumstances, used more or less fictitious names, such as baron or count of Farussi (the maiden name of his mother) or Chevalier de Seingalt (French pronunciation: [sɛ̃ɡɑl]). He often signed his works as "Jacques Casanova de Seingalt" after he began writing in French following his second exile from Venice.He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with "womanizer". Many of his exploits would be considered predatory by modern standards including affairs with the emotionally vulnerable and the underaged. He associated with European royalty, popes, and cardinals, along with the artistic figures Voltaire, Goethe, and Mozart. He spent his last years in the Dux Chateau (Bohemia) as a librarian in Count Waldstein's household, where he also wrote the story of his life.
Casanova refers to a man who is known for his romantic and seductive abilities, often having multiple love affairs and conquests. The term is synonymous with a charming womanizer or a skilled seducer.
Casanova is a 2005 American romantic film directed by Lasse Hallström starring Heath Ledger and loosely based on the life of Giacomo Casanova.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
painter, born in London, of Venetian origin; painted landscapes and battle-pieces (1727-1806).
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Casanova is ranked #3851 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Casanova surname appeared 9,201 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Casanova.
73.6% or 6,772 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
21.5% or 1,983 total occurrences were White.
2.3% or 220 total occurrences were Asian.
1.4% or 134 total occurrences were Black.
0.7% or 66 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.2% or 26 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of Casanova in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Casanova in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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