Meaning and Origin of: Eve

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Life
  • Hebrew : Life

Family name origins & meanings

  • English and Dutch : from the rare medieval female personal nameEve, Eva (from Hebrew Chava, of uncertain origin). This was, according to the Book of Genesis, the name of the first woman, and in some cases the name may have been acquired by someone (invariably a man) who had played the part in a drama dealing with the Creation.

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