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What does Kivah mean?

Kivah Pronunciation of Kivah [ki-vah] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Kivah means "protect, shelter". Kivah is an alternate spelling of Akiva (Hebrew).


Kivah has 4 variants: Keeva, Keevah, Kiva and Kivi.

2 more relations via Akiva: Kiba and Kibah.

Creative forms:
(female) Kavah, Kevvah, ..

(male) Kikas, Kivan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kivah Juliet (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kivah?

Kivah is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Kivah is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kivah has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Kivah is alike in pronunciation to Keva and Kevia. Other suggested similar names are Adivah, Aidah, Ainah, Alvah, Avah, Avivah, Binah, Dinah, Eilah, Elvah, Evah, Gilah, Kailah, Kalah, Karah, Keilah, Kia, Kiah, Kina, Kionah, Kira, Kiriah, Kylah, Kyrah, Lidah, Lilah, Linah, Miah, Micah, Mirah, Niah, Rinah, Rivah, Rivkah, Simah, Tikvah, Tinah, Tovah and Zivah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kivah.

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