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Gender Feminine
Scripts Εύα(Greek) Ева(Bulgarian, Russian, Church Slavic) ევა(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. EH-ba(Spanish)
EH-va(Italian, Czech, Slovak, Dutch, Swedish, Icelandic)
EE-və(English)
EH-fa(German)
EH-vah(Danish)
YEH-və(Russian)
EH-VAH(Georgian)
EH-wa(Latin)
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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).

Related Names

VariantsEvelia(Spanish) Ava, Avah, Aviana, Avianna, Eve(English) Eeva, Eevi(Estonian) Evi(Greek) Yeva(Russian)
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)
Same SpellingÉva
User SubmissionsÈva, Evá

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Name Days

Croatia: December 19
Croatia: December 24
Czech Republic: December 24
Estonia: December 24
France: September 6
Hungary: December 24 (as Éva)
Latvia: September 12
Slovakia: December 24
Sweden: December 24

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