Chava Origin and Meaning

The name Chava is a girl's name of Hebrew, Yiddish origin meaning "life".

The Biblical form of Eve. English speakers may find the forms Ava or Eve easier in everyday life, but Chava is a lovely variation for a family that speaks Hebrew or Yiddish.

Chava Popularity

Famous People Named Chava

  • Chava voor in 't HoltDutch actress

Chava in Pop Culture

  • Chavathird daughter in the musical "Fiddler on the Roof"
  • Chavagolem in "The Golem and the Djinni" by Helene Wecker
  • ''Chav'' or ''Charver'' (pronounced chava) is a UK slang term for a lowerclass thug