What does Eva mean?
(female) Efie, Evla, ..
(male) Evar, Evas, ..
How popular is Eva?
Eva is a very popular first name for women (#140 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#32380 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Eva for girls. Eva reached its apex position of #33 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, and is at #82 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Eva and associated names. Ava (#5 from current records), Evangeline (#276), Eve (#460), Evie (#501), Geneva (#1378), Evlyn, Gena, Evia, Evita, Evaline, Chava, Ebba, Ena, Evah and Aoife are the prominent related forms of Eva (#82 from current records). These forms of Eva were popular as baby names 3 years ago (usage of 1.3%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 1.3%, ▲1%), but with versions like Geneva falling out of fashion. Eva has been the overall favorite, though Ava has grown trendy as well.
Eva is pronounced similarly to Avah▲, Avia, Aviah, Avie, Ayva▲, Iva▼, Ivee, Ivey, Ivie, Ivy▲, Wava and Yeva. Other recommended names are Eda▼, Ela, Elva▼, Ema and Evan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eva.