Eva

Gender:girl

Meaning:Living

Origin:Hebrew

Pronunciation:EE vuh

Variations:Ewa

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About Eva

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Eva is a popular biblical name, as it comes from the name Eve. The name is ideally suited for those parents looking for baby girl’s name that reflects their faith.

Detailed Meaning

The name Eva comes from the Hebrew name Eve, which means ‘living’ and is the name of the first woman put on the earth in Christian belief.

Famous People With This Name

Some famous bearers of the name include: Eva Longoria is an American actress best known for her role as Gabrielle Solis in “Desperate Housewives.” Eva Mendes is an American actress, and is best known for her role in the movie “Hitch.” Eva Peron was the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 till her death in 1952.

Possible Nicknames

Eva is a short name so there are not many nickname options. However, Eve could be a possible choice.

Related Names

Some names that are very similar to Eva are Evie or Eve. Eva can also be spelt Ewa.

Stories Featuring This Name

Eva is the main character in Richard Wagner’s Opera “Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg.” Eva is a character from the science fantasy book series “Animorphs,” written by K. A. Applegate. Eva is a character from the animated series, “The Zimmer Twins.”

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Evie Girl 14 Life Facts
Ella Girl 16 All bright Facts
Ethan Boy 18 Firm; long-lived Facts
Eva Girl 27 Living Facts
Evelyn Girl 31 Bird Facts
Edward Boy 31 Guardian of prosperity Facts
Elsie Girl 32 Promised by God Facts
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Erin Girl 42 Ireland Facts

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