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Eva

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260k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
704
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Eva mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Eva

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

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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 Named Eva

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 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 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 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 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 was born on September 19th, 1984 in Walnut Creek, California.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name 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 was given the name Eva in 1629 in Poland. She left this life in 1687.

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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 was born on July 17th, 1967.

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Michael Eva is an athlete for the Tiko United.

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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 4,081 4,067 14 #66 girl name
1925 3,875 3,857 18 #71 girl name
1926 3,504 3,493 11 #79 girl name
1927 3,426 3,406 20 #79 girl name
1928 3,229 3,213 16 #79 girl name
1929 3,036 3,019 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 2,405 2,387 18
1935 2,183 2,167 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 1,873 1,861 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 1,660 1,651 9
1947 1,795 1,787 8
1948 1,782 1,774 8
1949 1,668 1,668 0
1950 1,629 1,622 7
1951 1,579 1,573 6
1952 1,712 1,703 9
1953 1,601 1,593 8
1954 1,714 1,714 0
1955 1,789 1,784 5
1956 1,926 1,926 0
1957 1,812 1,801 11
1958 1,760 1,760 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 1,210 1,210 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 777 772 5
1977 827 817 10
1978 854 854 0
1979 801 801 0
1980 844 838 6
1981 863 855 8
1982 852 845 7
1983 826 821 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 752 752 0
1996 795 795 0
1997 766 766 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 2,966 2,966 0
2009 3,392 3,392 0 #99 girl name
2010 3,277 3,277 0 #91 girl name
2011 3,466 3,466 0 #83 girl name
2012 3,356 3,356 0 #86 girl name
2013 3,431 3,425 6 #88 girl name
2014 3,678 3,672 6 #83 girl name
2015 3,763 3,756 7 #75 girl name
2016 3,782 3,777 5 #73 girl name

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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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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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Fun Facts about the name Eva

  • How Popular is the name Eva? Eva is the 284th most popular name of all time. In 2016 Eva was the 73rd most popular name. As a last name Eva was the 32,632nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 260,072 babies born with the first name Eva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eva to occupy the territory of New Caledonia (France) with an estimated population of 259,000 (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 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eva ranks 44th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 54 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1920.
  • 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 Eva. 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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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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