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Meaning of Neva

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The name Neva has the following meaning:

Snow. A name that fits aptly with a girl's image - pure and clean.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Neva is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Neva in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Neva is pronounced as nee-vuh


Neva originates from the Spanish language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Neva and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Neva: Boys - Alonzo, Hernan, Napier, Girls - Brisa, Delphia, Mireya, Both genders - Cielo, Dolores, Guadalupe, Jade, Linda, Lynn


Popular Variants for the name Neva: Neeva, Neiva, Neive, Nevada, Nevah, Nevara, Nevarea, Nevaria, Nevarra, Neve, Nevia, Nieva, Nieve, Niva, Nyva


We think the name Neva 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 Neva to be: Reliant on others for support and care

In one word, you might describe Neva as a(n) "reliant" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Neva (or its variants) are:

Neva Krysteva, born on 2 August, a famous organist. Neva Krysteva's background: The most notable Bulgarian organist and also professor of music, pedagogue and composer. She was graduated in Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatoire, majoring in organ (in the Prof. Leonid Roizmann's class) and musicology. She also studied in Prague and Zürich with Prof. Ji?í Rheinberger. Krysteva's career is separated in three general branches - organ performances, musicology and composition. In 1978 she has organized the first organ class in Bulgaria.

Neva Patterson, born on 10 February, a famous actress. Neva Patterson's background: An American character actress who has starred in movies, on television, and on Broadway. In 1952 she created the role of the wife, 'Helen', in the original cast of The Seven Year Itch at the Fulton Theatre, New York City. Her first feature movie was in 1953 movie Taxi, and other movie credits include The Buddy Holly Story, and All of Me. Neva Patterson starred in the TV series Nichols as Ma Ketcham from 1971-1972. She also starred in the TV series Doc Elliot as Margaret 'Mags' Brimble, and on the TV series The Governor and J.J. as Maggie McLeod. She has also starred in many TV movies; one of her best known TV movie roles was on the 1983 NBC hit mini series V as Eleanor Dupres, the corrupt mother of the resistance leader Mike Donovan. Neva reprised her role in the 1984 hit sequel V: The Final Battle. She has made guest appearances on many TV shows; some of those appearances range from The Defenders, Ironside, Barnaby Jones, The Dukes of Hazzard, and St. Elsewhere.
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