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Gender: Female Meaning of Eve: "life" Origin of Eve: Hebrew Eve's Popularity in 2017: #436

The name Eve is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "life". Eve is ranked #436 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

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.

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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 Jobs, daughter of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs
Eve Behar (b. 1970), daughter of TV personality Joy Behar
Memphis Eve Sunny Day Hewson (b. 1991), Irish actress; daughter of singer Bono
Eve Owen (b. 2000), daughter of actor Clive Owen
Eve Sidi (b. 2004), daughter of actors Rosalind Knight and Nick Sidi
Eve Julia "Evie" Tambor (b. 2006), daughter of actor Jeffrey Tambor
Eve Augusta Gavigan (b. 2010), daughter of Jessica Capshaw and Christopher Gavigan
Eve Pritchard (b. 2009), daughter of actress Samantha Giles and Sean Pritchard
Eve Sandomierski (b. 2012), daughter of actress Sarah Polley and David Sandomierski
Storm Eve Napier Williams, daughter of Rachael Gilbert & Tom Williams
Alice Sophia Eve, English actress
Eve Franke (b. 2013), daughter of YouTube vlogger Ruby Franke from the channel 8Passengers

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 Dennet, a main character of Mary Kubica's novel "The Good Girl"
Eve, daughter of Bov the Great, wife of King Lir, and mother of Fionnuala, Aobh, Fiachra and Conn, the four children turned to swans by their evil stepmother Aoife.
Eve Teschmacher, character on TV's "Supergirl"

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)