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What does Reva mean?

Reva /re-va/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Reva is "to bind". Reva is a variant transcription of Riva (Hebrew): short variant of Rebecca. Revay is a popular last name.


Reva has 3 variants: Reeva, Rivi and Rivy.

Reva has 8 more related variations via Riva: Reba, Ree, Reevabel, Rifka, Rivalee, Rivka, Rivkah and Rivke.

Kreatif forms: Refi, Royva, Ruva. [more]

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)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Reva for girls. Reva entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #386 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 1000 are Rivka (#935 last year) and Reba. Forms like Rivkah are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.453%) and has become much less since (usage 0.0217%, down 95.2%), with the forms Reba and Reva becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 similar baby names are Deva, Eeva, Keva, Neva, Rafa, Rea, Rebba, Reda, Reeba, Rena, Reta, Reya, Reyba, Reza, Rheba, Roba, Rupa and Yeva. These names tend to be less frequently used than Reva.