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What does Reva mean?

Reva [re-va] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Reva is "to bind". Reva is a variant form, with the prefix Re-, of Riva (Hebrew): short variant of Rebecca.


Reva has 3 variants: Reeva, Rivi and Rivy.

Reva has 6 more relations via Riva: Reba, Ree, Rifka, Rivka, Rivkah and Rivke.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Raiva, Rava, ..

(male) Refi, Revas, ..

How popular is Reva?

Reva is a very prominent first name for women (#870 out of 4276, Top 20%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Reva for girls. Reva reached its apex position of #385 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reva name in U.S.

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

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Reva and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Reva rated in the Top 2000 are Rivka (#935 last year) and Reba. Other forms, like Rivke, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Reva was widespread during the years 1920-1929 (adoption of 0.1%) and has become much less since. Reba is more widely used than the rest, though Rivka is currently the preferred form, while forms like Reba are now less common.

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

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

Similar Names


Reva is alike in pronunciation to Rivah. Other recommended names are Ava, Ayva, Belva, Cleva, Deva, Dova, Eeva, Elva, Eva, Hava, Iva, Jieva, Keeva, Keva, Kiva, Liva, Melva, Nava, Neiva, Neva, Olva, Rafa, Raja, Rama, Rea, Read, Rebba, Reda, Reeba, Reena, Rei, Reid, Reida, Reina, Reita, Remy, Rena, Renae, Rene, Reta, Retha, Retta, Rey, Reya, Reyba, Reyna, Reza, Rhea, Rheba, Rheta, Rhia, Rica, Rida, Rieta, Rima, Rina, Rita, Roba, Roda, Roma, Rora, Roya, Rupa, Ruta, Sheva, Tava, Tova, Treva, Veeva, Viva, Wava, Yeva, Zeeva and Ziva. These names tend to be less frequently used than Reva.