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All about the name Ava

Latin Origin
"Like A Bird"

The name Ava is of Latin origin and means "Like A Bird." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.

Originally, the name Ava was the diminutive version of the name Avis.

Ava has been a popular name in the United States starting around 2010. Famous Avas include actress Ava Gardner and director Ava DuVernay. Ava Helen Pauling was a civil rights activist. Ava is also the name of several celebrities' children, including Reese Witherspoon/Ryan Phillippe, Heather Locklear/Richie Sambora, and Hugh Jackman/Deborra-Lee Furness. There is even Saint Ava, a 9th century Roman Catholic nun.

Ava is a common name among soap opera characters, including Ava Benton from All My Children, Ava Jerome from General Hospital, and Ava Peralta on Guiding Light. There is also Ava Moore, a character on the series Nip/Tuck.

Variations: Aiva
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Ava Stats
Ava is on 21,563 members' favorite name lists
Ava is currently #9 on the Baby Names popularity charts
Ava is currently #3 in U.S. births.
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Ava Adore - Smashing Pumpkins