Chava

Chava - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chava, meaning life, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1962 on position #2140. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chava and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chava? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Chava. The baby girl name Chava was given to 82 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1601 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 17,235 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chava peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 1599.



Famous with this name

Chava Alberstein
Chava Divon
Chava Cartas


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Chava is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chava is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #241 - and is the least popular in New York at position #379.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Chava is where you live.


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Chava origin and meaning

Chava is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means life. To see famous people named Chava, pop culture references for the name Chava and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chava

We've found the following names that sound similar to Chava, sorted by popularity.

Chavy / Chavie / Cova / Chevy / Cuba / Cubia / Chavi / Coby /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121601
20111599
20101693
20091718
20081778
20071685
20061765
20051708
20041800
20031723
20022006
20011861
20002100
19992121
19981896
19971916
19961762
19951960
19941988
19931983
19922277
19911892
19902043
19892000
19881943
19871632
19861878
19851975
19841678
19831754
19821913
19811806
19802028
19791939
19782282
19772045
19761838
19752342
19741906
19731774
19721963
19712058
19702343
19692364
19682221
19661913
19642085
19622140

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey241
New York379

Even more about Chava


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Chava a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Chava?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Chava
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 17,235
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1962
2012 births +82

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