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Pronunciation

eɪvə

Origin

English, German

Meaning

Packing two syllables into just three letters, this compact little name has become a firm favorite for baby girls these last two decades. Ava is the contracted version of the French name Aveline, which also inspired the name Evelyn. In Persian language, Ava means “voice” or “sound”. If you’re looking for a short name with a long list of cultural references, Ava could be your winner!

Rank in the year 2015

Ava was ranked #7 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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