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What does Reeva mean?

Reeva Pronunciation of Reeva [ree-va] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Reeva is "to bind". Reeva is an alternate form of Riva (Hebrew): short version of Rebecca.


Reeva has 3 variants: Reva, Rivi and Rivy.

5 more relations via Riva: Reba, Ree, Reevabel, Rifka and Rivka.

Creative forms:
(female) Reela, Reera, ..

(male) Reevas, Reevi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Reeva Anaya (R.A.), ..

How popular is Reeva?

Reeva is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Reeva is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Reba, Reva and Rivka (#876 last year) are the prominent alternative forms of Reeva (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ree, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Reeva was at its most widespread a century ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now significantly lower, with forms such as Reba becoming less fashionable. Rivka is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reba, Reva, Rivka in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Reeva and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Reeva is alike in pronunciation to Rivah. Other recommended names are Adeeva, Akeeva, Belva, Cleva, Deva, Eeva, Geneva, Jeneva, Jieva, Keeva, Keva, Melva, Neiva, Neva, Rea, Rebba, Rebeca, Rebeha, Rebeka, Reda, Reeba, Reece, Reed, Reeda, Reena, Reene, Reesa, Reese, Reeta, Regena, Reida, Reina, Reita, Rella, Rena, Reseda, Reta, Retha, Retta, Reveka, Reya, Reyba, Reyna, Reza, Rezka, Rhea, Rheba, Rheeta, Rheta, Rieca, Rieka, Riesa, Rieta, Sheva, Treva, Veeva, Yeva and Zeeva. These names tend to be more frequently used than Reeva.

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