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What does Hava mean?

Hava Pronunciation of Hava as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hava is "life, animal". Havva derives from hayya. This is the root of the anglicized version, Eve.




VARIANTS Chaba, Chava, Chaya, Chayka, Eva, Eve, Haya, Kaija

OTHER FORMS VIA EVE Eba, Ebba, Evvy, Evy, Ewa



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How popular is Hava?

Hava is a rare given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#116123 out of 150436, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Eva (#75 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Eve (#442), Chaya (#640), Chava and Ebba are the popular variation forms of Hava (NOT IN TOP 2000). Other variants, like Evy, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Hava was common among parents 128 years ago (AVERAGE #1079) and is now much reduced (#1031, 63% LESS USAGE), with the version Eva becoming somewhat dated. Eve and Chaya are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names among these. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chava, Chaya, Ebba, Eva, Eve in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ebba, Eva, Eve outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Ahava, Alva, Arava, Ava, Ayva, Deva, Dova, Eeva, Elva, Hadia, Hadya, Hafsa, Hafza, Hagar, Haifa, Hajar, Hajna, Hajra, Hala, Halah, Halea, Hali, Halia, Halma, Hamna, Hana, Hanae, Hanah, Hanan, Hania, Hanja, Hanka, Hanna, Hany, Hat, Haven, Haviva, Hayfa, Hazal, Heda, Hema, Hena, Hera, Hiba, Huda, Iva, Keva, Kiva, Klava, Liva, Malva, Marva, Nava, Neva, Nova, Olva, Reva, Riva, Tava, Tova, Ulva, Vava, Viva, Wava, Yeva and Ziva. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hava.

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