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Meaning and name origin

Eve \e-ve\ as a girl's name is of Latin and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eve is "life, animal". English form of the name derived via Latin  va (see Eva), from Hebrew Havva (see Hava). Biblical: name of the first woman, who was created from one of Adam's ribs and was "the mother of all living". Aoife is the Gaelic form. Actress Eve Arden; pop musician Eve.


Eve has 22 variant forms: Aoife, Eba, Ebba, Eubh, Eva, Evaleen, Evelia, Evelina, Eveline, Evelyn, Evetta, Evette, Evey, Evey, Evie, Evita, Evlyn, Evonne, Evvie, Evvy, Evy and Ewa.

For more information, see also related girl names Chava, Yeva and Evangeline.

There is 1 masculine form of Eve: Chaim.


Eve is a very popular first name for females (#781 out of 4276, Top 18%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#33847 out of 88799, Top 38%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Eve for girls (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eve name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eve outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Eve and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Evelyn (#16), Eva (#82), Evangeline (#276), Eve (#460), Evie (#501), Evonne, Evette, Eveline, Aoife, Ebba and Evelina. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Evelyn, Eva, Evangeline, Eve, Evie, Evonne, Evette, Eveline, Ebba, Evelina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Evelyn, Eva, Eve, Evie, Aoife outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ebba, Evelina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eve is also pronounced similarly to Ave. Other suggested similar baby names are Ebbe, Ebo, Ede, Eeva, Efa, Evah and Evia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eve.