Nova Name Meaning & Origin

Nova

Pronunciation: NOH-və (key)

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This is such a pretty name!

BEING NAMED NOVA IS A GREAT CONVERSATION PIECE.
It's like the place, Nova Scotia.

Avon and Nova are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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Meanings and history of the name Nova: | Edit

From Latin meaning 'new'.
Hopi: food.
Native American meaning "Chases Butterfly"
In astronomy, a star that suddenly becomes thousands of times brighter and then gradually fades to its original intensity.
Also the name of a very nice, classic Chevy car.

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Nova is the name of the main character, portrayed by Aimee Teegarden, in the movie "Prom" (2011).
Nova is a female character in the movie "Planet of the Apes".

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