Eva

Pronunciation: e-hva-h
Origin: Israel
gender-female
Author

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: Middle East, Europe

Eva is a gender-neutral name with its origins in Hebrew and Greek, meaning "life," "to live," or "to breathe". It is the Latinate counterpart of the English name Eve, which is derived from the Hebrew חַוָּה (Chava/Hava), also meaning "life" or "living one". The name is related to Eve, the first woman on Earth and the mother of humankind in the Jewish Bible and the Christian Bible's Old Testament. Additionally, the name is connected to the Greek name Evangeline, giving it an alternative meaning of "bearer of good news". The name Eva has significant religious and mythological references. In Christianity, Eva is often seen as the Latin equivalent of the biblical figure Eve, who was the first woman, created by God from the rib of Adam. The name is also a variant of Eve, which signifies "mother" or "full of life". In various languages, Eva is considered the standard biblical form of Eve, making it a popular choice for many parents.

Eva Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Eva is currently #101 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Eva is currently #40 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Eva is currently #38 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-female Girl Nature: Eva is currently #23 on Kiindred Girl Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Eva is currently #98 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Eva is currently #40 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Eva

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  • Eva Marie Saint: Eva Marie Saint is an American actress known for her roles in "On the Waterfront" and "North by Northwest."