Aviva Name Meaning & Origin

Aviva

Pronunciation: ah-VEE-və (key)

Origin of the name Aviva:

Jewish name meaning "springtime."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Avi, Viv

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Comments and insights on the name Aviva: | Edit

Recently featured in "Freakonomics" as a baby name that will be very popular in 2015.
Currently this name is found mostly in Jewish communities.
This strikes me as an unusual choice, mostly because "Aviva" is a British insurance company.
Tel Aviv is related and means 'Garden of Spring'
This is a lovely name backwards and forwards! ;)

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Nicknames for Aviva: | Edit

Viv, Vivi, Ava, Avi, viva

Meanings and history of the name Aviva: | Edit

Hebrew, feminine form of Aviv, meaning "spring."

Aviva also means "youthful" and/or "innocent"

Famous real-life people named Aviva: | Edit

Aviva Cantor, American journalist
Aviva Chomsky, American academic
Aviva Farber, American actress
Aviva on the children's show Wild Kratts - a tech wiz helping the Kratt brothers
Aviva Drescher, Reality TV personality (Real Housewives)

Aviva in song, story & screen: | Edit

Aviva, protagonist of the film "Palindromes"
Aviva, a character on the TV show Charmed

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