Shiva \sh(i)-va\ as a boy's name is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Shiva is "lucky". Name of the Hindu god Shiva. The cult of Shiva is widespread throughout India, and he is given prominence in many legends and folk tales.
Baby names that sound like Shiva are Chevy and Shaw. Other similar baby names are Shia, Shaka, Shivaun, Shea, Shilo, Shoda, Shoval and Shura.
Shiva is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)