Usage: Eva, of Biblical origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Eva are in general originating from Belgium, France, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Variants: For another variant of the name Eva across the world, see Evangelina.
Meaning: One who gives life, Giver of life
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 1.
Qualities: Leader, Determined
Ruling planet: Sun
Colors: Yellow, Orange, Gold
Gemstones: Topaz, Amber
The name Eva is ranked on the 91st position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 5124200 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.071% of the population. The name Eva has three characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Eva for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name day of Eva is 4 January.
History and Origin
The given name Eva can refer to the following people:
- Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs, German astronomer
- Eva Beem (1932–1944), Dutch Jewish child; gassed to death in Auschwitz concentration camp
- Eva Burrows, the 13th General of The Salvation Army
- Eva Dickson, Swedish explorer
- Eva Ekeblad, (1724–1786), botanist
- Eva Merthen, (1723–1811), known as "The Duchess of Finland"
- Eva Morris, native of England, known for a time as the oldest recognized person in the world
- Eva Moskowitz, U.S. educator and former politician
Latinate form of Eve, used commonly in English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Scandinavian languages among others. In Ireland it has sometimes been used as an Anglicized form of Aoife.
Variants: Polish: Ewa. Irish Gaelic: Ébha. Scottish Gaelic: Eubh, Eubha.
Pet forms: Spanish: Evita. Czech: Evka, Evuška, Evulka, Evinka, Evička.
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