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Gender: F Meaning of Eve: "life" Origin of Eve: Hebrew Eve's Popularity in 2014: #460

Eve, the oldest name in the Book, is now coming back into style, having the virtues of simplicity and purity, yet with more strength and resonance than other single-syllable names like Ann. British actor Clive Owen chose Eve for his daughter, as did Jessica Capshaw.

While Eve is compromised by its similarity to trendy sisters Ava, Eva, Avery, Evelyn, Evie, ad infinitum, it still has them all beat with its streamlined classic style.

The rapper born Eve Jihan Jeffers goes by the mononame Eve.

Fictional Eves have figured prominently in the films All About Eve, Three Faces of Eve, and WALL·E, and on TV in Angel and Xena: Warrior Princess.

Eve is the anglicized form of the Gaelic Aoife.

Famous People Named Eve

Eve, Biblical first woman
Eve (Jihan Jeffers), American singer and actress
Eve Arden (born Eunice M. Quedens), American actress
Eve Aline Plumb, American actress
Eve Myles, Welsh actress
Eve Marie Torres, American pro wrestler
Eve Babitz, American memoirist
Eve Beglarian, Armenian-American composer
Eve Muirhead, Scottish Olympic curler
Eve Queler, American conductor
Ève Salvail, French-Canadian model
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, American author and queer theorist
Eve Augusta Gavigan (b. 2010), daughter of Jessica Capshaw and Christopher Gavigan
Storm Eve Napier Williams, daughter of Rachael Gilbert & Tom Williams
Alice Sophia Eve, English actress
Eve Jobs, daughter of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

Pop Culture References for the name Eve

Eve Harrington, main character in 1950 film "All About Eve"
Eve, character in "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein
Eve White, main character in 1957 film "The Three Faces of Eve"
Eve, robot in Pixar's "Wall-E"
Eve Rosser, character in the Morganville Vampires series by Rachel Caine
Eve Dallas, main character in series of novels by J.D. Robb
Eve, main character in "Conjured" by Sarah Beth Durst
Eve, character on TV's "Angel"
Eve, Xena's daughter on TV's "Xena: Warrior Princess"
Eve Kendall, character in 1959 film "North by Northwest"
Eve Baxter, character on TV's "Last Man Standing"
Amazon Eve, character on "American Horror Story: Freak Show"
EVE LOM, high-end brand of facial cosmetics and beauty products
Eves the Behavior, Australian singer
Eve could be a nickname for Genevieve.

Evike, Evy, Eveline, Evonne, Evvy, Evelina, Evaleen, Ebba, Evvie, Eba, Evie, Evette, Evyn, Ewie, Evelyn, Evey, Evlyn, Eva, Ewy

Eve's International Variations

Yeva, Yevka, Evva (Russian) Eeve, Aoife, Aoibh (Irish Gaelic) Chaya, Chava, Hava (Yiddish) Ewa (Polish) Evita, Evetta, Evelia, Eviana, Evia (Spanish) Efa (Welsh) Eeva (Finnish) Evuska, Evicka, Evka (Czech) Evi, Evchen (German) Evaine (French) Evathia (Greek) Ewalina (Hawaiian)