[ 2 syll. ne-va, nev-a ] The baby girl name Neva is pronounced NEY-Vaa- or NIY-Vaa- †.
1: Neva's origin is Latin, and its use, English and Italian. It is derived from the word nivis which is of the meaning 'snow'. The name is of disputed origin; it could be from Latin, Italian, Spanish, or Old English roots. Neva has 16 variations. Variations of the name include Neiva, Neive, Nevada, Nevah, Nevara, Nevarea, Nevaria, Nevarra, Neve, Nevia, Neyva, Nieva, Nieve, Niva, Nivea, and Nivia.
2: Neva's language of origin is Italian. It is derived from the word 'neve' meaning snow.
3: Neva's origin is Spanish. It is derived from nieve meaning 'snow' ; nevar 'to snow'.
4: Neva's origin is Old English. It is derived from the word neowe which means 'new'.
In addition, Neva is a contracted form of Geneva (English).
Neva is also a variation (English) of Neve (English and Italian).
Neva is an uncommon baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1908, 0.052% of baby girls were given the name Neva. It was #260 in rank then. The baby name has steeply declined in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale today. Within all girl names in its family, Neva was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Neva include Nabi, Naeva, Naevah, Nape, Nava, Navya, Navyah, Nayva, Nayvah, Neiva, Nepa, Nevah, Neyva, Niamh, Nifa, Nineve, Ninfa, Ninieve, Nipa, and Nipah.
† English pronunciation for Neva: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"