EVA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ева (Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Church Slavic), ევა (Georgian)
PRONOUNCED: E-vah (Italian, Spanish, Danish), EE-vÉ™ (English), E-fah (German), AY-vah (Dutch)   [key]
Meaning & History
Latinate form of EVE. This form is used in the Latin translation of the New Testament, while Hava is used in the Latin Old Testament. It is also a variant Russian transcription of YEVA. This 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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Eve, Ava (English), Yeva (Russian)
DIMINUTIVES: Evelia, Evita (Spanish), Evie, Evvie, Eveleen (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Hawa (Arabic), Yeva (Armenian), Eve (Biblical), Eua (Biblical Greek), Chawwah (Biblical Hebrew), Eeva, Eevi (Finnish), Ève, Eve (French), Chava, Hava (Hebrew), Éva, Évike (Hungarian), Éabha (Irish), Ieva (Latvian), Ieva (Lithuanian), Ewa (Polish), Havva (Turkish), Efa (Welsh)
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