Eva Name Meaning & Origin

Eva

Pronunciation: EE-və , EH-və (key)

Origin of the name Eva:

Derived from the Hebrew Chava (life), which is from hawwah (life).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Aoife, Eve, Evie, Evita, Ewa

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Nicknames for Eva

Evie, Evita, Aoífe (pron EE-fah; Irish cognate), Eve, Ee, and just plain old Ev

Meanings and history of the name Eva

From Hebrew, meaning "life". In the Old Testament, Eva/Eve was the first woman, and was given this name because she was "the mother of all living". Eva is the form of the name used in most languages; Eve is the English and French form.

Famous real-life people named Eva

Eva Bowring, American senator
Eva Gabor, American socialite and actress
Eva Green, French actress
Eva Gray, English actress
Eva Hesse, American sculptor
Eva Longoria, American actress
Eva Mendes, American actress
Eva Moore, English actress
Eva Perón, First Lady of Argentina

Eva in song, story & screen

"Evita", musical based on Eva Peron.
"Deliver Us From Eva", 2003 movie starring Gabrielle Union in the title role.
"Eva" is a beautiful song by Nightwish.
Eva from the French animated series, Wakfu.
Eva Appelsína from Ávaxtakarfan

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