Eva

Eva - A unique female name



  Jun 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Eva, meaning life, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #45. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Eva and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Eva? 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 Eva. The baby girl name Eva was given to 3,321 baby girls in 2012, ranking #86 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 426 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Eva peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 45.



Famous with this name

Eva Green
Eva Mendes
Éva Bandor


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Eva is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Eva is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #37 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #194.

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 Eva is where you live.


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Eva origin and meaning

Eva is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means life. To see famous people named Eva, pop culture references for the name Eva and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Eva

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

Effie / Eve / Evie / Evy / Evey / Evia / Ebba / Evah / Evee / Ebbie /

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
201286
201183
201091
200998
2008114
2007116
2006123
2005129
2004199
2003214
2002238
2001273
2000294
1999312
1998341
1997360
1996352
1995347
1994350
1993354
1992348
1991326
1990350
1989322
1988329
1987348
1986333
1985320
1984315
1983287
1982291
1981285
1980296
1979302
1978271
1977291
1976289
1975303
1974285
1973282
1972286
1971290
1970289
1969269
1968255
1967237
1966233
1965233
1964230
1963227
1962220
1961220
1960204
1959207
1958193
1957196
1956186
1955189
1954187
1953195
1952180
1951183
1950175
1949170
1948162
1947168
1946162
1945145
1944146
1943147
1942140
1941137
1940132
1939129
1938126
1937117
1936116
1935110
1934101
1933101
193298
193193
193086
192983
192879
192779
192679
192571
192466
192366
192264
192163
192058
191955
191855
191754
191655
191555
191452
191350
191249
191146
191045

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska37
Washington46
Colorado48
District of Columbia49
Nebraska50
Massachusetts55
Maine55
Kansas57
Oregon60
New York62
Idaho67
Montana68
Utah77
California78
Pennsylvania78
Wisconsin79
New Mexico80
Connecticut83
Florida83
Minnesota85
New Jersey86
Hawaii88
Virginia89
Indiana91
Maryland92
Texas93
Ohio98
South Dakota99
Tennessee99
Arizona100
Illinois103
New Hampshire103
Arkansas103
Oklahoma104
Louisiana109
Nevada111
Delaware113
North Dakota115
Michigan116
Missouri119
North Carolina125
West Virginia130
Georgia130
South Carolina131
Iowa135
Alabama137
Rhode Island158
Kentucky169
Mississippi194

Even more about Eva


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 Eva a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Eva?

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
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Eva
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 426
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +3,321

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