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Meaning and name origin

Chava \ch(a)-va\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Chava is "life". Can also mean "living being", or be from a Hebrew expression meaning "serpent". Hebrew form of Eve.

Chava has 9 variant forms: Ava, Chabah, Chaya, Chayka, Eva, Eve, Hava, Haya and Kaija.


Chava is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Chava and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ava (#5), Eva (#82), Eve (#460) and Chaya (#692). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ava, Eva, Eve, Chaya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ava, Eva, Eve outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chava is also pronounced similarly to Sheva. Other suggested similar baby names are Ahava, Chaba, Chana and Chara. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chava.


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