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Meaning and name origin

Neva \n(e)-va\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Neva is "snow". From the word "nivis". Nevada, the name of the American state, means "snowfall". Actress Neve Campbell.


Neva has 4 variant forms: Nevada, Nevara, Neve and Nieves.

For more information, see also the related girl name Neiva.


Neva is a very popular first name for females (#758 out of 4276, Top 18%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Neva for girls. Neva reached its highest rank of #259 in the U.S. in 1890-1899. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Neva and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Neve, Nevada and Neva. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Neva, Nevada in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Neva is also pronounced similarly to Nava, Nevaeh, Nevya, Nova and Novia. Other suggested similar baby names are Deva, Eeva, Keva, Nea, Neda, Neka, Nela, Nena, Nera, Neta, Nevsa, Reva and Yeva. These names tend to be less commonly used than Neva.