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Meaning & History
Form of EVE used in various languages. This form is used in the Latin translation of the New Testament, while Hava is used in the Latin Old Testament. The name appears in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) belonging to the character Little Eva, whose real name is in fact Evangeline.This is also an alternate transcription of Russian Ева (see YEVA).
DiminutivesEvita(Spanish) Evie, Evvie, Eveleen(English) Evi(German) Eef, Eefje, Evi, Evy(Dutch) Evy(Swedish) Evy(Norwegian) Evy(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesHawa(Arabic) Yeva(Armenian) Eve(Biblical) Eua(Biblical Greek) Chawwah(Biblical Hebrew) Khava(Chechen) Eeva, Eevi(Finnish) Ève(French) Chava, Hava(Hebrew) Éva, Évike(Hungarian) Khava(Ingush) Éabha(Irish) Ieva, Evita(Latvian) Ieva(Lithuanian) Ewa(Polish) Xaawo(Somali) Havva(Turkish) Efa(Welsh) Awa(Western African)
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