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Meaning and name origin

Nova \n(o)-va\ as a girl's name is pronounced NOH-vah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Nova is "new". Astronomy: a nova is a star that releases a tremendous burst of energy, becoming temporarily extraordinarily bright. Chevrolet used to make a small car called a "Nova". Novia is also Spanish for "girlfriend".

Nova has 2 variant forms: Novella and Novia.

Nova is also pronounced similarly to Nava, Neiva, Neva and Nevya. Other suggested similar baby names are Dova, Neve, Noa, Nola, Nona, Nora and Tova.


Nova is a very popular first name for females (#1600 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15391 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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