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Gender: Female Meaning of Chava: "life" Origin of Chava: Hebrew

The name Chava is a girl's name of Hebrew, Yiddish origin meaning "life". Chava and is often added to lists like Girl Names That Mean Life and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

The Biblical form of Eve; Ava or Eva are more appealing.

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Famous People Named Chava

Chava voor in 't Holt, Dutch actress

Pop Culture References for the name Chava

Chava, third daughter in the musical "Fiddler on the Roof"
Chava, golem in "The Golem and the Djinni" by Helene Wecker
''Chav'' or ''Charver'' (pronounced chava) is a UK slang term for a lower-class thug

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