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What does Iva mean?

Iva Pronunciation of Iva as a name for girls is an Old English and Hebrew name, and the name Iva means "God is gracious". Iva is an alternate form of Ivana (Czechoslovakian, Slavic, Hebrew): feminine of Ivan. Iva is also a variant of Ivy (Old English): name from nature. Iva is also used as a variant of Jane (Hebrew).

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, gracious


VARIANTS Ivie, Ivey, Ivee

OTHER FORMS VIA IVANA, IVY, JANE Ivalyn, Ivania, Ivanka, Ivanna, Ivanya, Jan, Jana, Jean, Joan



Iva Georgina (I.G.), ..

How popular is Iva?

Iva is a very prominent first name for women (#562 out of 4276, Top 13%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Iva reached its peak position of #113 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Iva name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Iva is pronounced similarly to Ava, Avah, Avia, Aviah, Avie, Ayva, Eeva, Eva, Evah, Evey, Evia, Evie, Evvy, Evy, Ivee, Ivey, Ivie, Ivy, Wava and Yeva. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ida, Ila, Ima, Ina, Ira, Isa and Ita. These names tend to be less commonly used than Iva.