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pinWhat 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 14 related forms via Barbara, Varvara: Bab, Baba, Babb, Babe, Babs, Barb, Barra, Basha, Basia, Beba, Varka, Varya, Vava and Vavka.

Kreatif forms: Walva, Wiva, Wyava. [more]

pinHow popular is Wava?

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 from recent data) and Barb are the prominent alternative forms of Wava listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Wava was at its apex during the years 1960-1969 (median #589) and is somewhat lower today (#954, 89% less). 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 Wava, Barb, Barbara in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Wava is alike in pronunciation to Ava, Avah, Avia, Ayva, Eeva, Eva, Evah, Evia, Evvy, Evy, Iva, Ivy and Yeva. Other suggested similar baby names are Ahava, Alva, Arava, Chava, Dova, Elva, Hava, Keva, Kiva, Klava, Liva, Malva, Marva, Nava, Neva, Nova, Riva, Tava, Tova, Viva, Walda, Wanna, Warda, Wina and Ziva. These names tend to be less frequently used than Wava.