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What does Neiva mean?

Neiva Pronunciation of Neiva [nei-va] as a girls' name is pronounced NEE-vah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Neiva is "snow". Feminine variant of the Spanish word "nieve". Neva is the name of a river in Russia.

Associated with: snow (white), river, russia.


Neiva has 3 variants: Neives, Neva and Nevya.

3 more related forms via Neva: Nevada, Nevara and Neve.

Creative forms:
(female) Neira, Neivi, ..

(male) Neian, Neita, ..

Middle name pairings:
Neiva Hadlee (N.H.), ..

How popular is Neiva?

Neiva is an unusual first name for females. Neiva is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Neve, Nevada and Neva are the prominent alternative forms of Neiva (outside Top 2000). These relations of Neiva were at the height of their popularity during the years 1890-1899, but now, the version Neva has become somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Neva, Nevada in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Neiva is pronounced similarly to Naavah, Nava, Nevaeh, Nova and Novia. Other recommended names are Adiva, Akiva, Aviva, Belva, Deva, Ediva, Eeva, Keeva, Keva, Kiva, Liva, Melva, Naia, Naida, Naila, Naima, Nea, Neala, Neda, Nedda, Nedra, Neema, Neena, Neera, Negida, Nehira, Neila, Neile, Neilla, Neima, Neina, Neka, Nela, Nelda, Nelia, Nelida, Nella, Nena, Nenica, Nenita, Nenna, Neola, Neoma, Nera, Nerida, Nerina, Neriya, Nesha, Nessa, Nesta, Neta, Netia, Netta, Nevsa, Neysa, Nia, Nika, Nila, Nina, Nira, Nita, Oliva, Reeva, Reva, Riva, Veeva, Viva, Yeva, Zeeva and Ziva. These names tend to be more commonly used than Neiva.

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