Other Origin(s):Hebrew; Persian
Meaning:bird; birdlike; life; voice; sound
Ava is a feminine name of primarily Latin origin though its roots are largely uncertain. Sounding akin to a sweet prayer or soft chorus, Ava is thought to come from the Latin avis, meaning "bird" or "birdlike." Yet the name may also hold ties to Eva, derived from the Hebrew Havva, which means "life." In the Persian language, Ava finds likeness in the name Āvā, meaning "voice" or "sound." Filled with spirit, Ava boasts an unquenchable zest for living, sure to invigorate your little one from their first breath.
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