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Eva Meaning


What does Eva mean?

The name Eva is of Hebrew and Hungarian origin.

The meaning of Eva is "life".

Eva is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced E-va.

The Given Name Eva

Eva is a variant of Eve. See Eve for further details.

Eva is a name with authenticness.

Bold yet valiant, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

An enchanting name that will be enchanting to parents.

Eva falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Eva Green, Eva Longoria, and Eva Marie Saint.

Eva Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 75 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,542 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 73 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,629 occurrences. It ranked 11,167 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Eva has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Eva Name Popularity Page.

Eva Related Names

Eva is a variant of Eve.

The names Ebha, Eeva, Eevi, Efa, Eubh, Eubha, Ewa are all forms of Eva.

Eva has the diminutives (nicknames) Evicka, Evita, Evka, Evulka, Evuska.

Famous Evas

  • Eva Green ~ Actress
  • Eva Longoria ~ Actress
  • Eva Marie Saint ~ Actress
  • Eva of Liege ~ Saint

Eva Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Eva.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Eva Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Eva in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Eva.

Just for fun, see the name Eva in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Eva in Nautical Flags page.