What does Ava mean?
The meaning of Ava is "life".
It is also of German origin, where its meaning is "possibly desired" and Persian origin, where its meaning is "voice, sound".
Ava is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 3 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced A-va.
The Given Name Ava
The modern English version stems from the Hebrew name Eve.
The older Germanic origin has Ava as a short form for a number of girl names containing the element avi possibly meaning "desired".
There is also a Persian name Ava, which means "voice" or "sound".
If you are considering this name but want something more traditional, take a look at its predecessor, Eve.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Ava DuVernay, Ava Gardner, and Ava of Denain.
The trend's your friend. See how Ava has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Ava Name Popularity Page.
Ava Related Names
- Ava DuVernay ~ Film Director
- Ava Gardner ~ Actress
- Ava of Denain ~ Saint
Ava Name Fun
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