Hawa - girls name

Hawa name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Hawa name meaning:

The name Hawa is of Arabic origin and is commonly used for girls. In Arabic, Hawa means "desire" or "passion." The name carries a beautiful and poetic essence, symbolizing the deep emotions and longings associated with love and desire. It is a name that evokes feelings of warmth, tenderness, and intense affection.

Hawa is also closely associated with the biblical figure Eve, who is known as the mother of all humans. In Islamic tradition, Eve is referred to as Hawa, and she holds a significant role in the creation story. The name, therefore, carries a sacred and spiritual connotation as well.

Parents who choose the name Hawa for their daughter may be drawn to its meaning of desire and passion, hoping that their child will grow up to be passionate, dedicated, and motivated in all aspects of life. The name Hawa is a timeless and elegant choice, carrying both a deep emotional meaning and a spiritual connection.


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Overall UK ranking: 367 out of 5581

125 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Hawa

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