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What does Deva mean?

Deva Pronunciation of Deva [de-va] as a girls' name is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Deva is "divine, god-like". Hindu mythology: Deva is another name for the moon goddess.

Associated with: mythology, moon, goddess.


Deva has 1 variant: Devi.

Related girl name: Devin.

Creative forms:
(female) Daiva, Deta, ..

(male) Deda, Devade, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deva Charley (D.C.), ..

How popular is Deva?

Deva is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#118236 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only popular related form of Deva (not in Top 2000) is Devin (#1865 in recent rankings). Adoption of this form of Deva was well-received 24 years ago (#238) and is now much lower, with Devin becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deva and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Deva is pronounced similarly to Davia, Davy and Dova. Other recommended names are Ayva, Cleva, Dada, Daya, Dea, Deana, Deb, Debb, Debi, Debs, Decka, Dede, Dee, Deena, Deija, Deja, Dejah, Deka, Dela, Delta, Delya, Demia, Dena, Denah, Dene, Deni, Deon, Deora, Dessa, Detta, Devan, Deven, Devina, Devon, Devora, Devra, Devri, Devyn, Dila, Dina, Dita, Diza, Dola, Dora, Dove, Drea, Dreda, Drena, Duena, Dusa, Dyna, Eeva, Elva, Iva, Keva, Liva, Melva, Nava, Neiva, Neva, Nova, Reeva, Reva, Tava, Treva, Ulva, Vava, Veeva, Viva, Wava, Yeva and Zeeva. These names tend to be more frequently used than Deva.

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