US Popularity:270
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Life, to live; To breathe; Bearer of good news
Eva is a gender-neutral name meaning "life," "to live," or "to breathe." It's related to Eve, the first woman on earth and the mother of humankind in the Jewish bible and the Christian bible's Old Testament. The name is also connected to the Greek name Evangeline, giving it an atlernative meaning of "bearer of good news." With famous namesakes including Eva Longoria, Eva Mendes, and Eva Green, it's most commonly used as a girl's name but is also a cute name for boys. This name's short-and-sweet spelling and familiar sound are sure to make a lively impression.

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Eva Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Eva is currently #263 on The Bump
Boy:Eva is currently #198 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Eva is currently #150 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Eva is currently #270 in U.S. births
Boy:Eva is currently #25835 in U.S. births
Girl:Eva is currently #258 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 32
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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  • Behind the Name, Eva April 2022

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