Neva Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Neva:
A variant of the Hebrew Niva (speech).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Neva
Neko (japanese for cat)
- Meanings and history of the name Neva
In addition to a Hebrew origin (for Speech), Neva is also a major river in Russia, flowing through St. Petersburg into the Gulf of Finland. The name/word is a derivative of the Latin 'nivis' for snow (Nevada means snow covered in Spanish). Some Scandinavian friends in the upper Midwest attest that Neva has meaning and origin in the Nordic and/or Swedish cultures as well.
- Famous real-life people named Neva
Neva Langley Fickling, Miss America 1953
Neva Walker, the first black woman to serve in the Minnesota Legislature
- Neva in song, story & screen
There is a slovenian youtuber Neva.