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FOR REAL: Ava's origins are obscure. In English, the name's popularity was influenced by the actress Ava Gardner (1922-1990). Her name may have been a phonetic spelling of the pronunciation of Eva in many European languages. In the Middle Ages, Ava was the name of a 9th century Frankish saint whose name was probably a short form of Germanic names beginning with Av-

diminutives: Avy

related names: Eve, Avila, Avis