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First Name
256k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
704
in the U.S.
in 2010

Eva

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Nicknames and Given Names for Eva

How popular is the baby name Eva in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 614 614 0 #41 girl name
1881 661 661 0 #35 girl name
1882 765 765 0 #41 girl name
1883 879 879 0 #32 girl name
1884 929 929 0 #38 girl name
1885 971 971 0 #38 girl name
1886 1,155 1,155 0 #32 girl name
1887 1,131 1,125 6 #33 girl name
1888 1,329 1,329 0 #34 girl name
1889 1,377 1,372 5 #31 girl name
1890 1,447 1,436 11 #32 girl name
1891 1,419 1,412 7 #33 girl name
1892 1,611 1,611 0 #34 girl name
1893 1,668 1,668 0 #32 girl name
1894 1,681 1,673 8 #35 girl name
1895 1,772 1,767 5 #34 girl name
1896 1,779 1,779 0 #32 girl name
1897 1,716 1,709 7 #35 girl name
1898 1,830 1,823 7 #35 girl name
1899 1,591 1,582 9 #39 girl name
1900 2,097 2,089 8 #33 girl name
1901 1,628 1,617 11 #37 girl name
1902 1,735 1,727 8 #37 girl name
1903 1,789 1,783 6 #36 girl name
1904 1,868 1,858 10 #36 girl name
1905 1,820 1,815 5 #39 girl name
1906 1,764 1,758 6 #42 girl name
1907 1,892 1,884 8 #42 girl name
1908 1,941 1,930 11 #46 girl name
1909 1,914 1,896 18 #48 girl name
1910 2,133 2,123 10 #46 girl name
1911 2,118 2,109 9 #46 girl name
1912 2,648 2,636 12 #49 girl name
1913 2,903 2,891 12 #50 girl name
1914 3,418 3,401 17 #52 girl name
1915 4,094 4,079 15 #55 girl name
1916 4,355 4,337 18 #55 girl name
1917 4,303 4,286 17 #54 girl name
1918 4,575 4,563 12 #55 girl name
1919 4,497 4,484 13 #55 girl name
1920 4,508 4,498 10 #58 girl name
1921 4,347 4,327 20 #63 girl name
1922 4,212 4,192 20 #64 girl name
1923 3,996 3,973 23 #66 girl name
1924 4,080 4,066 14 #66 girl name
1925 3,876 3,858 18 #71 girl name
1926 3,504 3,493 11 #79 girl name
1927 3,426 3,406 20 #79 girl name
1928 3,227 3,211 16 #79 girl name
1929 3,037 3,020 17 #83 girl name
1930 3,031 3,019 12 #86 girl name
1931 2,613 2,591 22 #94 girl name
1932 2,535 2,522 13 #98 girl name
1933 2,307 2,282 25
1934 2,406 2,388 18 #101 girl name
1935 2,182 2,166 16
1936 2,012 2,002 10
1937 2,075 2,061 14
1938 1,919 1,904 15
1939 1,873 1,858 15
1940 1,900 1,889 11
1941 1,872 1,860 12
1942 1,893 1,877 16
1943 1,816 1,802 14
1944 1,669 1,660 9
1945 1,603 1,595 8
1946 1,659 1,650 9
1947 1,795 1,787 8
1948 1,782 1,774 8
1949 1,669 1,669 0
1950 1,629 1,622 7
1951 1,579 1,573 6
1952 1,711 1,702 9
1953 1,602 1,593 9
1954 1,713 1,713 0
1955 1,788 1,783 5
1956 1,926 1,926 0
1957 1,813 1,802 11
1958 1,759 1,759 0
1959 1,636 1,630 6
1960 1,693 1,687 6
1961 1,527 1,527 0
1962 1,508 1,500 8
1963 1,464 1,458 6
1964 1,433 1,426 7
1965 1,341 1,335 6
1966 1,298 1,292 6
1967 1,209 1,209 0
1968 1,050 1,050 0
1969 1,089 1,089 0
1970 1,024 1,024 0
1971 970 970 0
1972 894 888 6
1973 872 865 7
1974 852 840 12
1975 771 766 5
1976 778 773 5
1977 827 817 10
1978 855 855 0
1979 801 801 0
1980 843 837 6
1981 863 855 8
1982 852 845 7
1983 825 820 5
1984 755 743 12
1985 764 754 10
1986 736 730 6
1987 699 694 5
1988 761 754 7
1989 794 780 14
1990 787 778 9
1991 825 820 5
1992 769 762 7
1993 734 734 0
1994 769 769 0
1995 751 751 0
1996 794 794 0
1997 765 765 0
1998 845 845 0
1999 975 975 0
2000 1,093 1,088 5
2001 1,158 1,158 0
2002 1,333 1,333 0
2003 1,515 1,515 0
2004 1,736 1,727 9
2005 2,473 2,473 0
2006 2,788 2,788 0
2007 2,898 2,893 5
2008 2,964 2,964 0
2009 3,391 3,391 0 #99 girl name
2010 3,276 3,276 0 #91 girl name
2011 3,465 3,465 0 #83 girl name
2012 3,356 3,356 0 #86 girl name
2013 3,429 3,423 6 #88 girl name
2014 3,673 3,667 6 #83 girl name
2015 3,742 3,735 7 #75 girl name

Fun Facts about the name Eva

  • How many people with the first name Eva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 256,249 babies born with the first name Eva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eva to occupy the country of Vanuatu with an estimated population of 252,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eva? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 614 new born babies.
  • When was Eva first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eva is Monday, October 29th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Eva born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eva was in 1918 with a total of 4,563 babies. That's a lot of babies named Eva!
  • Random Eva Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eva ranks 75th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 40 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Eva: Your name in reverse order is Ave. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aev. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eva? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 704 people with the last name Eva.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eva? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eva as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Eva as a first name

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Popularity of Eva as a last name

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Common last names for Eva

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Common first names for Eva

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eva U.S.
  White 67.61% 64.26%
  African American 7.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eva

People with the last name Eva are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Eva" mean? The list below shows the origins of Eva as well as things modernly associated with the name Eva such as celebrities named Eva.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Eva

The name "Eva" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Giver of Life". It's a name commonly given to girls.

The Latin (Vulgate) Eva, from Ancient Greek Εὔα (Eúa), from Biblical Hebrew חַוָּה (ḥawwah). A Latinate variant of the English Eve.

  1. A female given name.

Eva was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Czech, Danish, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, German, Icelandic, Italian, Latin, Latvian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Name Eva

Eva Green

Eva Green is an actress and model. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Eva was given the name Eva Gaëlle Green by her parent Marlène Jobert on July 6th, 1980 in Paris.

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Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes is an actress, model, singer, and designer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Eva was born on March 5th, 1974 in Miami, Florida, United States.

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Eva Braun

Eva Braun was a photographer; office, lab assistant at photography studio of heinrich hoffmann, heinrich hoffmann (photographer), and lab assistant at photography studio ofheinrich hoffmann. Eva was given the name Eva Anna Paula Braun on February 6th, 1912 in Munich. Eva is also known as Eva Hitler. She died on April 30th, 1945.

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Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria is an actress, activist, and restaurateur. She was most active from 1999 to present. Eva was given the name Eva Jacqueline Longoria on March 15th, 1975 in Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S. Eva is also known as Eva Longoria Parker.

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Eva Perón

Eva Perón was an actress, politician, and first lady. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1946 to 1952. Eva was born on May 7th, 1919 in Los Toldos. She left this life on July 26th, 1952.

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Eva Marie

Eva Marie is a notable person. Eva was born on September 19th, 1984 in Walnut Creek, California.

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  • Eva Gabor
    (actress)
  • Eva Amurri Martino
    (actress)
  • Eva Marie Saint
    (actress)
  • Eva LaRue
    (actress)
  • Eva Marcille
    (notable person)
  • Eva Lin
    (influential somebody)
  • Eva Birthistle
    (actress)
  • Eva Le Gallienne
    (actress)
  • Eva Carneiro
    (important human)
  • Little Eva
    (singing)
  • Eva Herzigova
    (model)
  • Eva Mozes Kor
    (leading somebody)
  • Eva Habermann
    (important human)
  • Eva Schloss
    (noteworthy somebody)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Eva

Little Eva

Little Eva was a pop music, rhythm, and blues singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1962 to 2001. Little was given the name Eva Narcissus Boyd on June 29th, 1943 in Belhaven, North Carolina. She passed away on April 10th, 2003.

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Hatice Mu’azzez

Hatice Mu’azzez was a notable individual. Hatice was given the name Eva in 1629 in Poland. She left this life in 1687.

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Evi Eva

Evi Eva was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1919 to 1938. Evi was born on December 30th, 1899 in Berlin. Evi is also known as Elly Giese. She left this life on January 4th, 1985.

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Stephen Eva

Stephen Eva is a famous person. Stephen was born on July 17th, 1967.

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Michael Eva

Michael Eva is an athlete for the Tiko United.

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What does the name Eva mean?

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

Vis for valiant, the way you approach life!

Ais for admirable, you certainly are!

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