[ 2 syll. tre-va, tr-eva ] The baby girl name Treva is pronounced as TREHV-aa- †. Treva has its origins in the Welsh language and it is used largely in English. The meaning of Treva is 'large village'. It is derived from tref which means 'village, settlement, homestead' ; mawr 'large'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name and the surname as a given name. Treva is the feminine equivalent of the English and Welsh Trevor.
Treva is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1939 with 0.013% of baby girls being named Treva. It was #543 in rank then. The baby name has substantially dropped in popularity since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. Among all girl names in its family, Treva was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Treva: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"