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Eva meaning and name origin

Eva \e-va\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Eva), is pronounced AY-vah, EE-vah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eva is "life, animal". Latinate form of Eve. Also an anglicization of the Gaelic name Aoife. Wife of Argentinian dictator Juan Perón, Evita ("Little Eva") Perón; actress Eva Gabor.

Eva has 8 variant forms: Ava, Eeva, Evah, Evani, Evaline, Evia, Evina and Evita.

For more information, see also related names Ena, Chava, Chaviva, Evangeline and Hava.

Baby names that sound like Eva are Evy and Iva.

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Popularity of Eva

Eva is a very popular first name for women (#140 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#30455 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Eva
Popularity of Eva