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Gender: Female

The name Iva is a girl's name . Iva and is often added to lists like Soap Opera Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

Variation of Ivana

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Famous People Named Iva

Iva Majoli, Croatian tennis player
Iva Troyer, American reality TV personality ("Breaking Amish: LA")
Iva Bittová, Czech avant-garde violinist, singer and composer
Iva Budařová, Czech tennis player
Iva Davies, (male) Australian lead singer of band Icehouse
Iva Ropati, New Zealand rugby league player

Pop Culture References for the name Iva

Iva Snyder, character on American soap "As the World Turns"
Iva, character from anime/manga "Karneval"
Iva Archer, character in the movie "The Maltese Falcon"


Nebullama Says:


Aww, I have a friend in Croatia with this name!

ElenaCroatia Says:


It's actually pronounced ee-va

SpanglishMami Says:


A short and sweet middle name choice!

iipostmvh Says:


Love it! I would say eye-va.

priviledgedpistachios Says:


I really love this name! pronounced ee-va , it's cute and sweet. If I wanted to give my daughter this name, I'd probably name her Ivana and nickname her Iva.

faithnamer Says:


This seems like it should be popular with the 3-letter-ending-in-'a' theme, but I wonder if it's too close to Ivan..

Margaret Ashton Says:


This is my middle name!