Pronunciation:ay vuh

Variations:Ava, Ayva, Avah

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About Aiva

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Aiva (as well as its more traditional form, Ava) is a very classic name, evoking images of the 19th century glamour. It is perfect for parents looking for something elegant and lovely.

Detailed Meaning

Aiva is a variant form of the feminine name Ava. Ava is short for Avalon which is of Latin origin. The names are derived from ‘Avis,’ the Latin word for bird. These names are found in English speaking countries and also in variant forms across Europe.

Famous People With This Name

Ava Gardener was a famous American actress known for her work in classic Hollywood, Ava Astor was an American socialite and member of the prominent Astor family, and Ava Leigh is a British reggae singer.

Possible Nicknames

A possible nickname for Aiva can be VaVa or Ay.

Related Names

Aiva can also be spelt Ava, Ayva and Avah.

Stories Featuring This Name

Ava Benton is a character in the soap opera “All My Children.” Ava Lord is a character in the “Sin City” graphic novels. Ava Moore is a character in the television show “Nip/Tuck.”

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