What is the meaning of the name Ava?

The name Ava is primarily a female name of English origin that means To Breathe, To Live.

There are various possible origins for the name Ava. In English it is most likely a variant of Eve or Eva. It is also an ancient Germanic name, a diminutive of names with the element avi, and has an uncertain meaning. Ava is also a Persian name with the meaning of "voice or sound." In Hebrew, it means "life" or "living one," and in Italian, the name is a shortened form of "Avelina" or "Aveline," which means "hazelnut."

Five famous people named Ava include:

Ava Gardner - An American actress, who was one of the leading stars of Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s.

Ava DuVernay - An American filmmaker, director, and screenwriter, known for her work on films such as "Selma" and "A Wrinkle in Time."

Ava Max - An American singer and songwriter, known for her hit songs "Sweet but Psycho" and "Kings & Queens."

Ava Phillippe - The daughter of actors Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe. She is also an actress and model.

Ava Allan - An American actress and model, known for her roles in TV shows such as "True Jackson, VP" and "Love Is All You Need?"

Five fictional characters named Ava include:

Ava Crowder - A character from the TV series "Justified." She is a member of the Crowder crime family and the love interest of the main character, Raylan Givens.

Ava Lord - A character from the graphic novel and movie "Sin City." She is a seductive and manipulative woman who hires the protagonist, Dwight McCarthy, to kill her abusive husband.

Ava Jalali - A character from the TV series "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists." She is a talented hacker and a student at Beacon Heights University.

Ava Ire - A character from the video game "Pyre." She is an exiled demon who joins the protagonist's team in their quest for freedom.

Ava Starr / Ghost - A character from the Marvel Cinematic Universe film "Ant-Man and the Wasp." She is a villain with the ability to phase through solid objects.

Different Spellings of the name Ava:

Aiva, Avah

People who like the name Ava also like:

Charlotte, Emma, Amelia, Grace, Sophia, Ella, Olivia, Aiden, Jackson, Owen, Ethan, Liam, Benjamin, Oliver

Names like Ava:

Avia, Ave, Aba, Appa, Aviv, Abbie, Abe, Aoibhe, Abbey, Afaf, Abeba, Abiba, Aviya, Abha, Ahuva, Abey, Aveah, Aoife, Abay, Avye, Abby, Afia, Afya, Aphea, Abu, Apa, Abba, Ababuo, Abia, Avayah

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Ava Bryn Keys - daughter of Hunter McCrady and Brian Keys , born 2023
Ava Frances Manning - daughter of Eli Manning and Abby Manning , born 2011
Ava Salazar - daughter of Paz Vega and Orson Salazar , born 2009
Ava LaRynn Jones - daughter of LaKisha Jones and Larry Davis , born 2009

Stats for the Name Ava

checkmark Ava is currently #10 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Ava is currently #7 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Ava:

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1. Potential for confusion or mispronunciation due to its similarity to other names like Eva or Ada.
2. Commonness of the name may lead to a lack of uniqueness or individuality for the child.
3. Difficulty in finding personalized items or gifts with the name, as it is a popular choice.
4. Association with certain stereotypes or expectations associated with the name Ava.
5. Possibility of being mistaken for another person with the same name in professional or social settings.

Songs about Ava

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Ava Adore - Smashing Pumpkins