Meaning of Ava
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Ava has the following meaning:
Possibly derived from the Latin name Avis meaning "bird".
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Ava is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 33 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In both Years 2008 and 2009, the name Ava remained at the same ranking of 5.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Ava in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Ava is pronounced as ay-vuh
The following names are baby names related to Ava and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Ava: Boys - Cicero
, Girls - Almeta
, Both genders - Amanda
We think the name Ava should fall under the following style category: Traditional
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Ava to be: Exotic and beautiful woman
In one word, you might describe Ava as a(n) "beautiful
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The names of some famous persons by the name Ava
(or its variants) are:Ava Fabian
, born on 4 April, a famous actress. Ava Fabian 's background: An American model and actress. She was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month in August 1986 and has appeared in numerous Playboy videosAva Helen Pauling
, born on 24 December, a famous activist. Ava Helen Pauling's background: An American human rights activist and wife of Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling. Throughout her life, she was involved in various social movements including women's rights, racial equality, and international peace.Ava Lavinia Gardner
, born on 24 December, a famous actress. Ava Lavinia Gardner 's background: An Academy Award-nominated American actress. She is listed as one of the American Film Institute's greatest stars of all time.