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Another pronunciation is "ah-vah".
Karcoolka  1/31/2008
In most European languages (German, French, Italian, as well as the Scandinavian languages) this name is pronounced as Ah-vah (like in Ave Maria). Probably because the pronunciation in Greek in Latin is also Ah-vah.

The name is a derived (Germanic form) from the Hebrew name Chawah/Chava, meaning -bringer of- life.

It's also a popular girls name in Iran (also pronounced as Ah-vah).
― Anonymous User  12/16/2008
Pronounced "ay-vah".
― Anonymous User  9/14/2015

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