[ 2 syll. a-va, av-a ] The baby boy name Ava is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is AA-Vaa- or EY-Vaa- †. Ava is an Akposso name of African-Akposso origin. The name is of the meaning sky; heaven. See Ava for more information.
Ava is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Ava has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.
Baby names that sound like Ava include Aapep, Aba (Hebrew), Abah, Abba (Hebrew), Abbea, Abbee, Abbey (English), Abbi, Abbie, Abbo (Italian), Abby (English), Abbye, Abey, Abha, Abhi (Indian), Abhu (Indian), Abi (English), Abie (English), Abo, and Abu (Arabic).
† English pronunciation for Ava: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"