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What does Reva mean?

Reva Pronunciation of 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 of Riva (Hebrew): short variant of Rebecca.


Reva has 3 variants: Reeva, Rivi and Rivy.

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

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

(male) Refi, Revas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Reva Madisyn (R.M.), ..

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)

Reva reached its apex position of #385 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Reva rated in the Top 2000 are Rivka (#876 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.

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