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What does Wava mean?

Wava \wa-va\ as a girls' name is pronounced WAY-vah. It is of Slavic origin, and the meaning of Wava is "stranger". Pet name from Varvara, the Russian form of Barbara.


Wava has 25 related forms via Barbara, Varvara: Bab, Baba, Babara, Babb, Babe, Babita, Babs, Barb, Barbar, Barbi, Barbra, Barby, Barra, Basha, Basia, Bauby, Beba, Bebe, Bibi, Varina, Varka, Varvara, Varya, Vava and Vavka.


Wava is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3524 out of 4276, Top 82%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Wava for girls. Wava was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #929 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wava name in U.S.

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

Barbara (#863 last year), Barbra and Barb are the prominent alternative forms of Wava listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3653%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.0343%, down 90.6%), with the versions Barbara, Barb and Barbra becoming less fashionable. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Wava and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Barb, Barbara, Barbra, Wava in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Wava is alike in pronunciation to Ava, Eeva, Eva, Iva and Yeva. Other suggested similar baby names are Hava, Nava and Tava. These names tend to be less frequently used than Wava.