Pronunciation: a-hva-h
Origin: Italy

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe, Asia

The name Ava is a feminine name with primarily Latin origins, though its roots are largely uncertain. It is believed to come from the Latin word "avis," meaning "bird" or "birdlike". However, the name may also have ties to Eva, derived from the Hebrew Havva, which means "life". In Persian, Ava is similar to the name Āvā, meaning "voice" or "sound". The name Ava is known to mean "birdlike" or "lively". It is most frequently used as a girl's name and is pronounced as "eh-VAH". The name's popularity has grown in recent years, and it is now ranked 14th in popularity. The name Ava is filled with spirit and is thought to invigorate the person bearing it from their first breath.

Ava Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Ava is currently #10 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Ava is currently #5 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Ava is currently #10 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Ava is currently #5 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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