While it’s just one letter away from the oh-so-popular Ava, Eva somehow missed the train to baby name superstardom. But that’s not to say it’s not popular. This Spanish variation of Eve, meaning “life,” has skyrocketed in the US and is firmly ensconced in the top 100, perhaps thanks to the fame of actresses Eva Mendes and Eva Longoria.


  • danish: Danish form of Eve
  • hebrew: Life, living one
  • latin: Living one
  • russian: Life
  • spanish:
  • swedish: Life


Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Actress Eva Longoria, Actress Eva Mendes, Actress Eva Garbor, Eva (Evita) Peron

Celebrity Babies:

Daughter of Susan Sarandon