What does Neva mean?
Neva /ne-va/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Neva is "snow".
Related girl name: Neiva.Kreatif forms: Naiva, Nuva, Nyva. [more]
How popular is Neva?
Neva is a very prominent first name for females (#758 out of 4276, Top 18%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#60557 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Neva for girls. Neva reached its highest rank of #259 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Nevada and Neve are the prominent alternative forms of Neva. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.323%) and have become significantly less popular since, with the versions Neva and Nevada becoming less in vogue. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Neva and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Neva▼ is 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.