Used for both girls and boys, the name Ava is of Germanic origin and may be derived from the Latin word avis meaning “bird.” The name may also be a phonetic respelling of the name Eva or Evelyn. The name Ava has steadily rose in popularity over the past decade in the U.S., Canada, Ireland and Scotland.
Variant forms include Avah, Avelyn, Avelina and Avlynn.
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