Eva - girls name

Eva name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Eva name meaning:

The name Eva is derived from the Hebrew name Chavah, which means "life" or "living one." It is a short and elegant name with a timeless appeal. Eva is often associated with qualities such as strength, resilience, and vitality. It is a name that signifies the gift of life and embodies the essence of existence.

Eva has been a popular name across different cultures and has various spellings and forms. In Latin, it means "bearer of good news," while in Germanic languages, it is associated with "desire" or "will." The name Eva has biblical origins and can be found in different religious texts, making it significant to those who value their faith.

Parents who choose the name Eva for their daughters may be drawn to its simplicity and beauty. It is a name that carries a positive and uplifting meaning, reflecting the joy and preciousness of life. Overall, the name Eva exudes a certain grace and charisma that makes it a timeless choice for parents seeking a meaningful and impactful name for their baby girl.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Eve. Life.


Victorian names

Related names

Eve , Aileene, Efa , Eila , Eileene, Eilena, Eva , Evaleen, Evalina , Evaline, Evalyn , Eveleen , Evelin , Evelyne , Evelynn , Evelynne , Everet, Everitt, Evetta, Evette , Evia, Eviana, Evie , Evita , Yevtsye

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Overall UK ranking: 41 out of 5581

1091 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • England (40)
  • Scotland (41)
  • Wales (56)

Historical popularity of Eva

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