Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈaː.va/(German)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element awi, of unknown meaning. This was the name of a 9th-century Frankish saint. It was also borne by a 12th-century poet from Melk, Austria.

Related Names

VariantsAveza, Avila(Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesEvelina(Bulgarian) Evelína(Czech) Evelien, Eveline(Dutch) Avis, Avaline, Aveline, Avice, Evelina(English) Evelin(Estonian) Eveliina(Finnish) Eveline, Évelyne(French) Evelina(Greek) Evelin(Hungarian) Eibhlín, Eileen(Irish) Evelina(Italian) Evelīna(Latvian) Evelina(Lithuanian) Ewelina(Polish) Evelina(Russian) Aileen(Scottish) Èibhlin(Scottish Gaelic) Evelína(Slovak) Evelina(Swedish)
Same SpellingAva 1, Ava 2
User SubmissionsÁva, Ava

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Name Days

Austria: February 7


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 217.
Entry updated December 7, 2022