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What does Ava mean?


Name:
Ava
Pronunciation:
\a-va\
Gender:
girl
Meaning:
life, serpent, avis, bird
Origin:
Uncertain
Relate Names:
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Popularity

Ava is a very popular first name for women (#742 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Ava \a-va\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Ava), is pronounced AY-vah. Of uncertain origin, probably German. Other possible sources are the Hebrew name Chava meaning "life" or "serpent", or from Latin "avis" meaning "bird". Also possibly a variant of Avis or Aveline, medieval given names. Saint Ava or Avia was a ninth-century abbess of Dinart in Hainault and a member of the Frankish royal family. In contemporary usage, some forms may be intended as phonetic variants of Eva and Evelyn.
Name:
Ava
Pronunciation:
\a-va\
Gender:
boy
Meaning:
sky, heaven
Origin:
Not Provided
Relate Names:
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Name Sounds Like:
Name Similar:
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Popularity

Ava is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Ava \a-va\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Ava), is of Akposso origin, and the meaning of Ava is "sky, heaven". Baby names that sound like Ava are Avia, Avi, Ave and Eva. Other similar baby names are Alva, Ara and Asa.