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Girl Name: Eve

Name: Eve
Pronunciation: \e-ve\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: life, animal
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Chava, Hava, Yeva, Evangeline
Sounds Like: Ave, Ava, Evia, Evah, Eeva, Iva, Ivy, Ivie, Ivey, Ivee
Variant forms: Aoife, Eba, Ebba, Eva, Evaleen, Evelina, Eveline, Evelyn, Evetta, Evette, Evey, Evey, Evie, Evita, Evlyn, Evonne, Evvie, Evvy, Evy
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 781
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 33847

Description

Eve \e-ve\ as a girl's name is of Latin and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eve is "life, animal". Derived from Latin Eva, from Hebrew Havva. Biblical: name of the first woman, created from one of Adam's ribs. Aoife is the Gaelic form. Actress Eve Arden; pop musician Eve.

Eve has 19 variant forms: Aoife, Eba, Ebba, Eva, Evaleen, Evelina, Eveline, Evelyn, Evetta, Evette, Evey, Evey, Evie, Evita, Evlyn, Evonne, Evvie, Evvy and Evy.

For more information, see also related names Chava, Hava, Yeva and Evangeline.

Baby names that sound like Eve are Ave, Ava, Evia, Evah, Eeva, Iva, Ivy, Ivie, Ivey and Ivee.

View a list of the 12 names that reference Eve.

Popularity

Eve is a very popular first name for women (#781 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#33847 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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