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What does Klava mean?

Klava Pronunciation of Klava [kla-va] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Klava is "lame". Klava is an alternate spelling of Claudia (Latin): feminine of Cladius (see Claude).


3 related forms via Claudia: Klaudia, Klavdiya and Klodia.

Creative forms:
(female) Kelva, Klana, ..

(male) Klafi, Klaka, ..

Middle name pairings:
Klava Juliana (K.J.), ..

How popular is Klava?

Klava is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Klava is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Claudia (#741 from current records) is the only prominent alternative form of Klava (not ranked). Adoption of this relation of Klava reached its highest during 1940-1949 (#142) and is now much reduced, with Claudia becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Claudia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Klava is pronounced similarly to Cleva and Clova. Other suggested similar names are Ahava, Alva, Arava, Chava, Elva, Hava, Kaala, Kaara, Kaia, Kala, Kalana, Kama, Kara, Kata, Kaya, Keala, Keana, Keara, Keavy, Keeva, Keva, Kiana, Kiara, Kiva, Klara, Klari, Klarra, Klea, Kliara, Klyara, Nava, Oliva, Olva, Tava, Ulva, Vava and Wava. These names tend to be more frequently used than Klava.

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