Neva Meaning and Origin

Neva is a girl’s name of Spanish origin meaning “white snow”. The name Neva is derived from the Latin word “neve,” which means “snow” or “covered with snow.” Neva is a name that can be associated with the Neva River, which flows through the city of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Neva can also be considered a variant of the Irish name Niamh, which means “bright” or “radiant.” In Irish mythology, Niamh was a princess who was known for her beauty and grace. In some Slavic languages, “neva” means “never.” Additionally, Neva can be seen as a feminine variation of the name Nevin, which is of Gaelic origin and means “saint” or “holy.”

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