What does Eva mean?
Eva [eva] as a name for boys (also used more generally as girls' name Eva). The meaning of the name Eva is "God is gracious; born of yew; youth". Eva is an alternate form of Evan (Hebrew, Welsh, Scottish): Welsh variation of Iefan.
Eva has 1 variant: Evo.Creative forms:
(male) Eia, Evar, ..
(female) Efie, Eza, .. Middle name pairings:
Eva Chester (E.C.), ..
How popular is Eva?
Eva is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#32380 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Eva reached its top position of #859 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Eva are Evan (#67 from recent data), Van (#826), Ewan (#1284), Evin (#1947), Evans and Euan. Usage of these forms of Eva reached its highest in the year 2009 (average #1343) and is somewhat less today (#1446, 39% less usage), with the version Evans becoming somewhat outmoded.
Eva is alike in pronunciation to Ava, Avi▲, Avia, Aviah, Ivo and Yvo. Other recommended names are Alva▼, Ara, Asa, Ave, Ean▲, Eb, Eban, Ed▼, Edan, Edd▼, Efi, Egan, Eian, Elam, Elan, Eli▲, Elia, Elvo, Ely, Em, Eman, Enda, Enea, Eon, Ep (see Ephraim), Eran, Eri, Erl, Ern, Erv, Erve, Esau, Esra, Etan, Evald, Evart, Evian, Ezar, Ezra▲, Ira▼, Isa, Ivan▲, Ivar, Ive, Koa, Lea, Ola and Ota. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eva.See names in meaning and etymology.