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This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Ava in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Ava:

  • Records indicate that 168,953 girls in the United States have been named Ava since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2007, when 17,865 people in the U.S. were given the name Ava. Those people are now 11 years old.

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    Comments about the name Ava

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      255 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Ava and I was born in 1989. My name is my favourite thing my parents gave me and I adore it. I was 18 before I met another Ava (my English teacher called his baby daughter Ava) and although it has grown in popularity over the years, I love how short it is, how different it still is, and the fact it isn't overly pretty or feminine OR masculine - it can be whatever you want it to be. I will always treasure my name very much." Sep. 21, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Ava Rochelle. She was born in 2010. I love the name and I first heard it when Heather Locklear named her daughter that. When I met my husband I told him that I loved the name Ava and he loved it too!" Mar. 15, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think the name Ava is beautiful and graceful, and reminds me of hope and life (:" Aug. 5, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava and I absolutely love the name its so adorable. The name Ava reminds of innocense and happiness" Apr. 30, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi I'm ava I was born in 2007 aug.29 and I have a friend named Ava too she is 15 or 16" Nov. 29, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava and I'm 15. So I was born in 2000. When I was little I HARDLY ever met another Ava and when I did I was very excited. Now being 2015 a few years ago, I started to see a lot more people named Ava. Now I can't go anywhere without hearing someone yelling to their little girl named Ava and it's annoying me now. I am also a member at a country club since I was 9 and I was the only Ava there until like last year and now there's literally 5 others. I am the only Ava in my school and it's always been like that but I'm sure there's tons of Ava's in the elementary school. I wish it wasn't so popular because I don't feel unique like when I was little and everyone liked that name now it's just eveywhere." Jul. 23, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava! I was born in 2006, Sep. 3..Right when it become popular! I was named that because..guess what Ava means.. BEAUTIFUL! And Life...It's such a pretty and popular name! 2 other kids in my class are named Ava. There is one little imperfection-merchandise. Cups? Sold out! Keychains? sold! But still, I love the name. It means life, and beautiful. That's great. Don't let the Ava-codo teasing get to you. Ava is a wonderful name." Jul. 4, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is GABRIELLE AVA and i love my name,,so gabrielle ava name given to me by my parents because the "GABRIELLE" is "ANGEL" and the "AVA" is "WINGS".." Jan. 19, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name Is Ava. I was born In 2002.. I'm 12 years old, currently. I was born BEFORE Ava became popular. My parents decided to name me Ava because it's short, and sweet. Nothing to do with Famous Actress; Ava Gardner or any other beautiful, famous Individuals. I kinda felt weird because I was always the only Ava In my class, or out of my groups of friends. Then, what do you know? It grew in popularity in the blink of a eye (2003-2013) I Think 'Ava' Is a gorgeous name and is fit for all ages, and sizes. Young or old it will always remain stunning. Even IF the name is a little to used up right now...still cute. The only Flaw is, the NICKNAMES. If your name Is Ava, you know what I am talking about, right girls? I have been Called Avacado, Ava artochoke, Avakins, Avacakez, aves, ext. But, forget that. The name is lovely and anyone who knows anything knows you'd be one lucky gal to have this name. Ava♥" Jul. 4, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava. I was born in the 50's and my Mom loved Ava Gardner, so I was named Ava Kay. My grandaughter was named Avonna combined from my name, Ava and her other grandmother Donna." Jul. 18, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "my grandaughter is called ava and the meaning of the name suits her to a t sound lovely name short and sweet helen couttie scotland" Dec. 25, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my now 5 month old Ava Grace most beautiful name love it and LOVE her." Nov. 8, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is Ava Louise. I love the name -- reminds me of a classic Hollywood actress. Louise is for my grandmother who is 94-years old and someone whom I admire very much. I only wish the name Ava had not grown to be so immensely popular. I feel its popularity detracts from the beauty of the name." Sep. 30, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name. It's such a pretty, sweet, feminine name. When I have a daughter I'm naming her Ava Danielle. Danielle's my name and I think the two names sound cute together." Sep. 14, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have loved this name for the past six years its a shame that i didnt have a girl when i first liked it before everyone knew it!! because now it is over used and there will be a tide of Ava's starting nursery and school at the same time." Jul. 13, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "ok i have heard the comments about how Ava is to common and how some people hate it, well i am here to set the record right! my name is AVA so i should know if it is common or not it is SO not!! i have never found ANYTHING with my name on it and i only know 1 other Ava! it is not popular at all!! it is very unpopular just so u know." Jun. 18, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name was Myrna (named after Myrna Loy). I have a twin named Myron. I was never comfortable with the name, it was odd and no one could spell, say or remember it. After turning 50 y/o I decided to change my name to Ava. It suits me much better. The only problem is getting everyone to start calling me Ava now." Apr. 19, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name and named one of my daughter's Ava. It is not that common of a name. I called my 2nd daughter Elsa, this is very uncommon but I love this name too! Well I would wouldn't I!! :-)" Apr. 5, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava and know a lot of people called Ava" Dec. 22, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Ava and I think it's a beautiful name ( obviously since I named her that) I have never met another Ava but I hear that it's quite popular. Everytime I say her name someone says "Oh what a beautiful name" as if they have never heard it??" Dec. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava. It is the greatest name in the world. But I hate it when people spell it EVA. I also hate it when I meet another Ava, why has my name become so popular I no longer feel unique." Nov. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My mom named me Ava. She named me after the play Ave Maria, and the song. I love my name and how unique it is. Plus I love how it's rare for my age group. I love how everyone else loves it to. A lot of people say it fits my personality, Unique, creative, out there, etc. Honestly, I'd never change my name if I got the chance." Nov. 13, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name. I've recently added it to my list of possible baby names. I would combine it with my mom's name to become Ava Carmen. I already know her future sibling's name will be Claire! They both sound so sweet and feminine." Sep. 16, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had my daughter in March 2010 and named her Ava Frances. I love the name and thought it was unusual as I hadnt heard alot of children with the name Ava. Now it's so popular and I do understand why. It's very feminine and has been around for years. Ava - Bird, Life. Did you know Eve Longoria is actually Ava Longoria, amercians kepy saying Eva instead of Ava so she changed it." Sep. 3, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava in 2001. It wasn't as common as it is now. There are only 2 other younger girls with the same name at her school. Most people love the name, but Ava herself wishes it was different as she can't shorten it to anything - but this is something I love about it:)" Aug. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "named my daughter Ava Isabella, a classic ring to it." Aug. 13, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I picked this name in 1999. I wasn't even married then, but I said it was the name I would pick if I ever had a daughter. At the time, no one had the name. And now it's SO popular. I'm having my first baby, but it's a boy. Ava would still be what I would pick for a girl. Ava Grace. Beautiful!" Jul. 29, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our daughter is also Ava Rose (born Dec. 2009). Rose after my grandmother's middle name (DeRose), and Ava because it's short (our last name is long), simple, and a variation of Eve. My husband chose it. No idea it was becoming popular. Very classy and grown up." Jul. 20, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi my name is ava. i was named after a really pretty actress on a soap opera show, she played ava. it made my mom to name me this. alot of people i meet pronounce my name wrong. but i still love my name." Jul. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

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  • "Ava is a beautiful Name! My neighbor just had their 2nd little girl about 3 months ago and her name is Ava Jay. She is so adorable and so is her name. Her older sister who is 2 has the name of Aubrey Shea. Anyways Ava is a great name" Jun. 15, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "this is my baby girl's name. i love it! i am constantly getting comments on it. people tell me that it is such a beauul na me. i only know of one other Ava personally(a friend named their daughter the same thing 2 months after i had my daughter). people stop me in public all the time & tell me how gorgeous she is! a perfectly gorgeous name for my perfectly gorgeous baby girl! rgeous" Jun. 13, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is six years old and we named her Ava Lauren. She has two Ava's in her dance class and one in school. She is known as Ava W. and just wants to be Ava..." Apr. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava and I'm 23, I wonder why it's getting so popular! I used to get people saying 'I've not heard that before, that's unusual' I doubt I'll get that for very long lol!" Apr. 13, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is 5 months old and we named her Ava Marie. Its so simple but beautiful." Mar. 15, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "BEST NAME EVER! :) I love my Ava, she's the best daughter ever and even though her name is rather popular right now - we still get compliments! Avas rock!" Feb. 22, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava Elise. I love the name! It sounds classy, elegant & sophisticated. People expected us to name her after someone, but this name popped out to me, it sounded so beautiful. At this point I haven't run into any other Avas, but I don't mind the popularity." Feb. 12, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is 17 months old and is called Ava Rose. It was practically unheard of in Scotland when i named her but know of 4 locally who have been named the same since. Much prettier than the likes of Sophie and Emily which currently dominate the charts.My name is Melissa and i wanted my little girl to have a much prettier name.:)" Feb. 12, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Daughters name is Ava Claire she is 3 months old. It is such a gorgeous name, feminine and strong i looove it" Jan. 31, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Sometimes people pronounce it wrong, but it's okay. I love the name. It is my name and at first I wasn't so sure about it because nobody had it and it made me feel uncomfortable. But other than that, I now love my name and think it is the best. (:" Jan. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I don't really know anybody named Ava and my name is not Ava, but the name is so darn beautiful. I love Ava Rene, Ava Gabrielle, Ava Catherine, Ava Elizabeth, or Ava Elise. So beautiful!" Jan. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name and in fact named 1 of my 3 month old identical twin daughters Ava Maria Gabrielle :)" Dec. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is ava and i love this name...my favorite is ava nicole... i love my name and it is so unique and beauiful... love it... <3" Dec. 29, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Dajah Nichelle Bon my brothers name is James Quention Bon and my little sisters name is Ava Keshaun Bon people have all different kinds of unique names because people decide to change your name to something different it does not have to be the same old traditional names.The person who said all of a sudden parents are just coming up with radical names your wrong parents just want something different these days not the same old names when our names GET old parents will think about different unique names and keep going so omg your wrong." Dec. 22, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava Elise, and I couldn't have asked for a better name! I adore my name!" Dec. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my daughters name is Ava Noel. It is becoming very popular, but not where we live, so theres not so much confusion!" Nov. 19, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my youngest daughter Ava Colette! I fell in love with the name Ava when I saw movies and photos of Ava Gardner when I was younger even though there weren't many people my age who knew anything about her. I loved old movies and there was not another name that made such a statement as Ava does! Her middle name Colette was perfect because I love everything French since I'm half French & half Russian. The way it flows off of your tongue as you say Ava Colette just makes a statement as if to announce royalty!" Oct. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Just had my daughter on Sept 5 2009 and named her Ava. I know it's a very popular name but I LOVE this name and didn't want to regret using it just because it was popular. I've had many people comment that they have never heard the name and often ask how it's spelled." Oct. 9, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "All my fifty+ years, NOBODY but me was named Ava. I often saw the name as a burden to be unique, outstanding and exotic, and as an opera singer, it worked well. Now, to see "Ava" hold mass popularity -- well, finally, I feel like I'VE attained mass popularity! (Sounds egocentric -- but that's what growing up with a really unusual name can do!) The best thing I like about "Ava": the beautiful ways you can write an A -- even like a star, and then a quick "va"!! Best of sweet luck to all the babies named AVA..." Sep. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava! My husband and I actually agree on this for a baby girl. We're not planning on having a baby soon, but I love looking for names! We love Ava, Addison, and Chloe for a girl!" Aug. 25, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have always wanted to name my daughter Ava after actress Ava Gardner who was popular in the 50's. I have no idea where this recent popularity has come from, but it is a very pretty name so it's not very surprising, I must say." Jul. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Ava and middle is Lorraine. I love the name Ava just as much as when I first named her Ava 2.5 years ago, despite popularity!" Jul. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a 5 year old named Ava and I still love this name. I have another daughter named Gabrielle. This is also such a beautiful name but I discovered that it is hard for people to spell, pronounce, and then there are the nicknames.... You don't have this problem with Ava. It is easy to spell (same backwards), easy to write and easy to pronounce. As an added bonus, I think AVA looks really cool when you write it in all uppercase letters!!!" Jul. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my first daughter Zoe Elizabeth and my second daughter Ava Laine, we recieve so many compliments on both the names, but especially on Ava's, as many who know her call her "Ava Laine" because it rolls off the tongue so easily, didn't know this would happen when I picked her name! Ava Laine is a classy, beautiful name and it fits my daughter perfectly and no matter how popular it is I am proud I named her this because she is "The Ava Laine"!!!" Jul. 9, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I agree with the below. When picking our daughter's name, I always knew (since highschool-over 10 years ago) that I loved the name Ava- thanks to Reese & Ryan and Heather & Richie! So, when we had our daughter April 2008 I chose the name, still believing it wasn't that poplar...low and behold this name has skyrocketed here in Canada, so many Avas. But...I still love the name, so beautiful, classy and simple. Our daughter is absolutely beautiful, I have never seen an ugly Ava! LOL." Jul. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is ava marie and i only know of about 2 other avas in my area.And i thnk you shuld name your daughters ava because i always get complimented on how pretty my name is.just a tip" Jul. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am naming my daughter Ava (to be born within the next 3 weeks), but am so disappointed in the popularity of the name! I am just hoping that I get lucky, and that she is in elementary classes that don't happen to have five other Ava's!" Jun. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava and I think it is an elegant and classy name and I hope she likes it when she grows up. I live in England and the name is not as popular as it is in Amercia but it wouldn't have bothered me or influenced my decision. The fact it is so popular proves what a beautiful name it is!" Jun. 22, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is a pretty name. That is first-choice if my unborn is a girl." Jun. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava has been one of my favorites since I started thinking about what I will name my children as a teen (in the mid 90's). At that point, Ava was still an uncommon old fashioned name. I must have been psychic, because since then it's popularity has soared, and that aspect of it has put it off my own personal list. All the girls I grew up with were named Jennifer, Amber, and Lindsey and the teachers had to call them Jennifer A, Jennifer B, Jen, and Jenny. Ava will likely follow suit in being one that requires a last initial in class. It will still be a beautiful name, but it will not be a name that precedes or defines them, they will have to carve out their own path because so many other girls will be named this as well." May. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi my name is Ava and were i live its still very unusual and I love it. I hope it doesnt become too popular :( As i like having an unusual name. Ava Marie for Our lady." May. 7, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love it :) i think it's really pretty and unique.. but not totally unique so the kids won't be hating their parents later on ;)" May. 1, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My little sisters name is Avah, but it is pronounced just like the name Ava. She is only 2, so she doesnt realize the beauty of having such a unique spelling." Apr. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name! I plan on naming my daughter Ava. I also love the name Eva, but my husband likes Ava instead" Apr. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is the next Kim...we thought we picked an original name in 2005 but we already know 10 personally and live in a small town....please don't use it or your child will be like mine....she is known as "Ava B." to keep them different. Now I know how my childhood friend "Kim S." felt :-(" Apr. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "One of my baby sisters (they are two years old and twins) is named Avah, which is close to Ava. Its really rare and uncommon, but it quite suits her diva attitude." Apr. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava-Harlow or Ava-rose are adorable names, if I ever have a daughter I am going to name her Ava :) Love the name, its simply beautiful." Apr. 7, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava and I really like but it's getting 2 popular!" Feb. 20, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava Camille in 2003 and at that time i had never heard of another Ava except Ava Gardner. Now its everywhere, but i still love it. We pronounce it Ayvah but i also like Ahvah. Her friend is named Evie and that name is on the rise too." Feb. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name ava i always have, but i want to spell it "aeva". im naming my little girl aeva marie, its more unique spelling it that way." Feb. 4, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im 3 months pregnant and my first name for a girl is Ava Claire- my grandmom just passed away 6 months ago and her first name was Claire- i think its a BEAUTIFUL combination and it will mean a LOT to my family and I" Jan. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm planning a baby. If it's a girl i'd love to name her AVA! I think it is such a beautiful feminine,UNUSUAL name! I don't know one person who's name is AVA! The only problem i have is how do you call ava affectionately? Avy? Avela? Ave? Help!!!" Jan. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had no idea that Ava was so popular! I called my little girl Ava Elizabeth .She was born in September, I think it is one of those names that is cute and strong.It will grow with her." Jan. 15, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our daughter's name is Ava Lillie and she sure is a beautiful, precious little girl. Everyone who meets her loves her unique name and says that its a beautiful name for a beautiful girl." Jan. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I+love+the+name+ava+i+dont+like+that+it+is+becoming+so+popular+but+i+dont+know+anyone+with+the+name+im+pregnant+and+am+naming+my+daughter+ava+i+think+its+exotic+and+classy+sounding!+" Jan. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name ava i dont like that it is becoming so popular but i dont know anyone with the name im pregnant and am naming my daughter ava i think its exotic and classy sounding!" Jan. 12, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named by daughter Ava. It is such a beautiful name. I had no idea that it was becoming so common." Jan. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love this name, im currently 6 months pregnant and it is one of the names i have in mind for my little girl" Jan. 4, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • ""I had my 2nd daughter back in August and named her Ava, with her 2nd name being Alice after my partner's late Nan. Ava's such a simple sweet name, and everyone that asks what her name is says 'Awwww, what a lovely name' when I tell them"" Dec. 27, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY name is ava. I love it and no one iknow has it which makes it unique" Dec. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava and I think it's a beautiful name!" Dec. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is my daughters name and it is a name that is cute and will grow with her, from a baby to an elegant young lady to a distinquished woman. Fits in every stage of life." Dec. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is ava and i love it!!! im from ireland and not much people are called ava!! until now now i thought it was german but it seems to be latin for free as a bird i love that meaning and im proud of my name!" Nov. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter Ava after much deliberation. We liked the simplicity and elegance of the name, and we were unaware how popular it has become." Nov. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My niece has just been named Ava, its a very delicate name. Really pretty!" Nov. 12, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava Chanel. It is so unique and classy. It is a beautiful name for a beautiful girl!" Nov. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We have just named our 8 week old Whippet puppy Ava, she is a very pretty girl and the name Ava is very classy, pretty and not over-used in the UK where we live. Lovely name for a girl." Nov. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i like the name ava, but i also like it combined with marie(avamarie). me and my friends were talking about it once and came to that. i really liek it." Nov. 8, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava. My favourite is Ava Grace. When i have my first daughter, i really want to call her Ava Grace." Oct. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Ava Lee (Lee is a family name). We had so much trouble agreeing on a name, and then I flipped through a baby book and since we knew her middle name would be Lee..Ava worked well with it, and we both liked it. I constantly get how it's a pretty name and un-common. It is a pretty name, but it is very common, although I know no one else personally with the name Ava. When asked if she was named after Ava Gardner, we just say, sure! (but really she wasn't!)" Sep. 26, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am pregnant and if I have a little girl, she will be named Ava. Such a beautiful name!" Sep. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My beautiful daughter was born july 04, her name is Ava Corinne, which i think is a gorgeous name, perfect for my gorgeous girl :D I got her name from a baby name book, i went through thousands of names from A to Z and came right back to Ava." Aug. 26, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our baby girl was just born today, I love the name Ava, it's very elegant, classy and strong. Our son is 2 yrs old and we named him Oscar. I have never met anyone named Ava or Oscar, and until I read this webpage had no idea it was a popular name for a girl. It matters very little because she's beautiful and the name is perfect for her. Hell, my name is Mark and I could care less, how many Mark's have you met in your lifetime?" Aug. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my daughter name is Ava and her middle name is Madison. Everyone comments on how pretty it is and so far i have not heard too many ava's around her childcare over the years but this year starting to hear alot more." Aug. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I named our baby girl Ava Brianne. I have loved the name Ava ever since I was in high school...long ago. I was very upset when it became so popular, but I love the name so much that I had to name my daughter Ava along with everyone else!" Aug. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi. My name is Ava. I like the name Ava because it is unique and diffrent. It isn't a name that you hear everyday. This isn't a name where your at school and they have to call you by your last name because their are five other people with the same name in the room. I love my name." Aug. 12, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • ""I'm in search of either a first or middle name that would go perfectly with "Ava". My husband is set in naming our baby girl, who we await in less than a month~Ava. I also like it since my name is Eva. People think it is pretty original still where we live. So, we need suggestions...We had thought about Ava Sofia, Ava Victoria, or Christa Ava. So, we would appreciate any suggestions...ASAP." Jul. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had twins 12 years ago and named them Ava Grace & Alana Ann. At the time I thought the names were completely unique and beautiful. After a few years I found Ava is actually very common. Nevertheless, I wouldn't change her name even if I could because I love it and she represents it well. Grace is my grandmother's and sister's middle names. I'm glad Ava and Grace go together so well. Ann, which is my other daughter's middle name is mine and my mother's middle names." Jul. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "A Clerk at my Bank and his wife named their first baby: Ava Michelle. They were not aware of the actress, Ava Gardner, they just loved the name. I did not realize that it has been so popular. The only Ava I knew was the actress. My name was and is becoming again a very popular name: Mary" Jul. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had a baby girl Jan 22 2008 and her name is Ava Noel." Jul. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my ant is haveing a girl and she wants to name her Ava. now her husbend dislikes the name. i love the name." Jul. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava - it's simple, yet beautiful and sophisticated. My husband and I named our baby girl Ava Shaye. Ava, after the stunning Ava Gardner (my mother turned me into a fan when I was a little girl) - and Shaye, as we wanted an Irish name to reflect that part of her heritage. I know Ava is one of the more popular names out there right now, but I've always loved it and wouldn't change it." Jun. 26, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love my Ava Kellie! She was born in 1999 and at that time I hadn't heard of any little girls named Ava. A beautiful name for my beautiful girl." Jun. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I did not have an easy time getting pregnant...between losing one pregnancy and trying for the next, I was thinking of names and Ava popped into my head. I ran it by my husband and it was the only named I'd picked out that he not only liked, but LOVED! We decided that if nobody else we knew used that name before our daughter was born (we knew a bunch of pregnant people) that would be her name. In January, our Ava was born and her name suits her perfectly--she's sweet and mellow and very girly! :)" Jun. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi my name is Ava Mae. I was named after Ava Gardner becoz my dad lived her and Mae after Mae west lol. Its such a pretty namje but its becoming more and more popular" Jun. 13, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our daughters name is Ava June, she was born May 2, 2008. It is a perfect name!" Jun. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think the name Ava is soo nice for a little girl.If i have a baby girl i will name my baby Ava Jisselle.I dont care if its popular at the moment,what matters is that its what fits my baby." Jun. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My little girl is due on september 28th this year and my partner and I have chosen Ava as it is elegant, strong and stunning. We still cannot agree on a middle name so would appreciate any suggestions" May. 27, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hii everyone, My name is Ava Marie and I love it. People always say what a lely unique name and i am so happy to be named this. They always say aswell were your named after Ava Gardner which I was. This name is becoming very popular after Myleene Class has named her daughter Ava, such a lovely. I also agree when people (mainly adults) ask what your name is you say your name with pride and you know a majority of people will like." May. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "It is the best name that anyone could be named. I think that Ava is a good name for a young girl. My name is Ava Danielle. I was born in 2000. My parents are named Kathlynn and Anthony. I was named after Ava Gardner who is very famous and beautiful. My father liked her very much. That is why my parents named me Ava." May. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I absolutely love this name! I want to name my daughter Ava Catherine, but I'm afraid the name is becomming the next Jennifer or Jessica. Ava is definitely 100 times prettier than those names, but it's probably going to be just as common." May. 18, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "After my husband and me spent months picking name for our baby girl, few days away from due we decided: Ava Adora. We are finally content with the name. I wanna hear any of your opinions on that name..." May. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "AVA ROSE 4/24/08 PERFECT NAME AND LITTLE PRECIOUS GIRL" May. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Ava (Ava Lauren). We live in New Zealand and she was born in 1999. I had had the name picked out since high school. For the first few years I didn't hear of another Ava as it was very uncommon and in the last 4 years or so, the name Ava has exploded into popularity, so my girl will have a very common name when she gets older which is such a shame." Apr. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Ava (Ava Lauren). We live in New Zealand and she was born in 1999. I had had the name picked out since high school. For the first few years I didn't hear of another Ava as it was very uncommon and in the last 4 years or so, the name Ava has exploded into popularity, so my girl will have a very common name when she gets older which is such a shame." Apr. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter was born on December 31, 2007 and I had planned to name her Ava when I wasn't even pregnant....I love Ava Gardner and that name just reminds me of class, beauty, and integrety." Apr. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter was born in Dec 2007 her name is Ava Marie and I love it. People always seem to say Ava wrong though they call her eva or ahhva I do not get it. Ava is simple but beautiful." Apr. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is the name of one of my closest friends, the name seems very beautiful and I think it's a nice name for anyone to name their child. =]" Apr. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I persian Meaning Ava Means: "Sound" , and especially this delicae name uses for the girls" Apr. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE the name Ava for our little girl due in June, but I'm afraid it's just too popular right now :(" Mar. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I forgot to mention regarding my twin daughter Ava. She owns that name. When I first saw her face I thought to myself, "This baby is being named Ava b/c she reminds me of those old time movie stars who were just so beautiful, classy and naturally beauties. My Ava has such striking features for a baby. She is that beautiful." Mar. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm 18 and my name is Ava. I love my name, it is not so popular here in Australia so I feel very original. I'm so glad this name is growing in popularity though :) The more the merrier!!" Mar. 13, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my little pomeranians name is Ava. people go what a grown up name for a dog! but i just loved it the moment i heard it! couldn't go past it!" Mar. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love the name. I'm thinking of naming my baby Ava Elle if it's a girl" Mar. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm due in August. It I have a girl, I plan to name her Ava Elizabeth. I know it's become a popular name, but I personally don't know anyone with that name, so it's great for us!" Mar. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I plan to name my daughter Ava Grace. I'm absolutely in love with the name. Plus, you don't hear it very often." Feb. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "It makes me think of classic beauty. It is my favourite girls name" Feb. 12, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I also named my daughter Ava in 2002. It was a simple, yet beautiful old-fashioned name - feminine and strong. I didn't know any other Avas at the time I chose this name, but it has since become increasingly popular." Feb. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I thought the name was beautiful when I saw and named my daughter, now its come to be a very popular name." Jan. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava and plan on naming my daughter it when she is born" Jan. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is my daughter's name. I love it its old and short but strong!My husband and I chose it because it was different , however now it has become very popular." Jan. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Mia Danielle and I must say I love this name! I am naming my daughter Ava Danielle she is due on Feb 13th, 2008. I am so excited I am sure her name will fit her well." Jan. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name, but it's becoming far too popular." Dec. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is also Ava, Ava Natalia, and I too love my name :) I'm in my 20's and I feel that it is growing quite well with me." Dec. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE THIS NAME! It is feminine, girly, a bit mysterious, and it grows with a girl. Not like one of those cutsey names that never seem to evolve." Nov. 28, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "We just had our baby yesterday in Laguna Beach, CA! Nov 17th,2007. 9lbs, 21 inches and her name is Ava Marie. Great name!" Nov. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is such a pretty name and starting to become popular. My little girl is Ava and it suits her to a tee. It's a great name that is short but not confusing and sweet! good luck" Nov. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Mia and I am naming my daughter Ava Danielle she will be born on Feb 13th 2008. I think its a lovely name. Sweet and Simple!" Nov. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "" My name is Ava. I was born in 1988. I was named after a acted in a soap opera. I love my name beacuse it is unique and orginal. When I was growing up that name wasn't used much as it is now. I wouldn't change it for anything in the world!" Nov. 8, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava. I was born in the 1980s, and growing up, no one had ever heard of my name other than Ava Gardener. Everyone always told me it was so unique and beautiful. Now, I hear mothers calling their little girls Ava everywhere I go! No longer unique, but still beautiful. :-)" Nov. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava Elizabeth.I absolutely love the name." Oct. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava! My daughter is 6 months old, and her full name is Ava Lorraine. I know the name Ava is so popular now ...I don't care though, I love it so much!!!" Oct. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a six month old daughter named Ava Irene. I love the old classic and elegant name of Ava." Oct. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • ""Ava Irene is my six month old daughter's name" I feel the name Ava is a beautifel, simple and elegant name. I live in a small town and nobody I come across has this name and everytime i say my daughters name they comment on how beautiful it is!!! Old classic names are making a come back, just like AVA is!!! Love the name Ava Irene!!" Oct. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Its a beautiful name. I am naming my baby girl Ava when she is born in March" Sep. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm 5 1/2 months pregnant with a girl and i am naming her Ava Grace. I always like Ava Marie, and I seen a little girl named Gracie, and so figured Ava Grace!" Sep. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My four year old daughter is called Ava May. She's named after the amazing Ava Gardner and because I thought it was a lovely rare name. It has recently become very popular in the uk which I'm a bit gutted about because I liked the fact no one else was called Ava but her." Sep. 8, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava and I never met anyone with the same name as my self I'm 33years old" Sep. 8, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava, Ava Marie is my daughter, I know of Ava Gardner, Ava(Reese's daughter) Heather Locklier's daughter, and now Jason Presley's Daughter." Sep. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is "Ava" i named her that because i liked it and i didnt hear the name alot. Now that shes hear it seems to be getting more popular! The only two i can think of that have the name is actress Reese witherspoons daughter Ava and Ava Gardner. Ava Marie is a beautiful name for my daughter." Sep. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is also my daughter's name too - Ava Lani! We liked it because it means beautiful." Sep. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My six month old daugher's name is Ava. So many people have tried to call her Eva. We thought we were giving her a unique name but so many babies are named Ava now. It's very pretty though." Aug. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "The name Ava is originally German (I am writing from Berlin). In the Lower Saxony dialect it means WATER. In the Saxony dialect it means POWER in respect of STRONG. Also it is a German name, it is not popular at all. Our daughter is called Ava and 9 out of 10 people have not even heard of this name. Most people spell it wrong and I am often asked if it a native american name. Very strange, don't you think?" Aug. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "The name Ava is originally German (I am writing from Berlin). In the Lower Saxony dialect it means WATER. In the Saxony dialect it means POWER in respect of STRONG. Also it is a German name, it is not popular at all. Our daughter is called Ava and 9 out of 10 people have not even heard of this name. Most people spell it wrong and I am often asked if it a native american name. Very strange, don't you think?" Aug. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I luv the name Ava, I used to want to name my baby girl Claire...but now i really wanna name her Ava. It's such a beautiful name! All u girls with the name ava are lucky! I'm sure your all beautiful!" Aug. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i like my name because its unique and other people like it too." Aug. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava. I can't believe how popular of a name it is becoming. People still have problems pronouncing it correctly." Aug. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "People always spell my name wrong they spell it in wierd ways." Jul. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "For Comment left Jun 30, 2007: The name of Hitler's wife is NOT Ava - but Eva!!" Jul. 5, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "comment left on 30th june her name was eva braun, so you shouldn't worry. my daughter is called ava and i find myself calling her alot in public as i love the name so much it drives my wife mad!!" Jul. 5, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava ever since i was little i wanted my little girl to be names Ava Shaye" Jul. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love Ava!I have a 2 year old with this name and although it seems to be popular right now, I still wouldn't change it for anything.It suits her strong, funny and sweet self." Jul. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in July of 2007 and we have decided to name our little girl Ava Suzanne! The popularity of the name concerns me a little and I only hope that she is not one of four Ava's in her kindergarten class. I think the name is strong for an adult and a child and when I say it I can only think of a sweet little girl! I will never tire of this name. Suzanne" Jun. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name, Ava. Thats why i wish people would stop using it. All he celebrities are naming their kids Ava now... all of a sudden it's going to be the new Amanda, or Ashley or Amber and girls named Ava will be the popular mean girls who were so evil to me in high school. It wont be unique any more. There will be cliques of popular girls named Ava, so many that they'll have to differentiate by calling themselves Ava M., Ava Q, Ava S, or whatever the last name is. What if one of the celebrity Avas grows up to be like Paris, and the name Ava becomes eternally associated that sort of behavior. Ava was my name. I had it first, before it was popular! Now all these new babies are coming along and steeling it, making it main stream and mundane. One of the things that made it beautiful was that it was so unique and non-generic, and now it will become just another fad name. At first i thought it was kind of cool when a few people started using it, but now it's getting out of contorle. It makes me feel bad that it's getting so popular. Ava is my name.... give it back." Jun. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • ""My daughter is having a baby girl in early July 07 and plans to call her own daughter "Ava". Such a lovely name! Ofcourse we all can't wait until she arives. The name has such grace!" Nana Veronica" Jun. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I fell in love with this name after reading it in a book when i was pregnant, and after having my little girl on 02/08/06 i named her Ava Dawn Carole. Its still unusual in the UK, I've only ever met one Ava and thats since i've had her. I think it's a beautiful name for a little girl and will stand her in good stead in womanhood" Jun. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava. I named my daughter who was born March 5th Ave. I wasn't aware at how popular the name was tho.. Should have done some reserch.." May. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a beautiful 5 yr.old granddaughter named Ava Estelle. I think it is a beautiful name. Estelle is after her great-grandmother. I think they go well togeather as do the many names listed here with Ava.S." May. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Well, my name is Ava Elise, and I believe that my name is very unique. It means birdlike and to desire. I believe that it fits me. I know only one other Ava, and we are the same in so many ways! The name is just so feminie and graceful!" May. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due on October 12, 2007 and we are naming our daughter Ava Kathryn!" May. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I too am naming my dauter Ava early this Fall. It gracfull & also very simple! Love it)" May. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is such a beautiful name n I keep hearing how popular it is but I've never heard a person with that name" May. 22, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I plan to name my baby girl Ava Victoria. I love the name Ava as it is so feminine and classy." May. 21, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I Love this name!! my baby girl is due on 16th Sept 07 and i plan to call her Ava Leigh! im still not quite sure of the meaning though! x x x" May. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "U'm due August14 and my baby girl will be named AVA ROCHELLE I never heard this name till I picked it out and now I hear it eveywhere" May. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My granddaughter was born May 2, 2007. My son and his wife named her Ava Frances. She is the most beautiful baby I have ever seen. Some have already referred to her as Eva....well I correct them pronto" May. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am Due on the 5th August 07, i really like this name, it is different , yet not too popular. I think it is sweet and wont go out of fashion... I like Ava Marie..." May. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am Due on the 5th August 07, i really like this name, it is different , yet not too popular. I think it is sweet and wont go out of fashion... I like Ava Marie..." May. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 2 year old dauters name is AvaHope.And yes alot of people pronounce it or spell it wrong.I also get comments every where i go on how beautiful her name is.I agree the name Ava is beautiful thats why i gave her the name,and she is as beautiful as her name to!well me and her daddy think so!Tracey" Apr. 26, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had to choose the name for my new baby sister, and I chose Ava. It's my favorite girls' name! My grandparents, however, hate the name. :( They're probably just too old to appreciate that name." Apr. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "It is so popullar now, which is why we are steering away from it - it is beautiful though..." Apr. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is my first name and it IS supriing how many peopel ask how to spell it. It bewilders me how people can swirl 3 little letters around and totally change the sound and meaning of one name. In Latin, Ava's root is Avis which means bird(i learned that from my 5th birthday card from my grandmother =]). and i think it fits me, since i am very carefree and love to travel :P." Apr. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my little girl AvaMarie and everyone adores it and her. You can't go wrong with the name it's elegant, classy, and sophisticated. I guarantee she won't hate it when she grows up." Mar. 21, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love I am 20 week and have been told I am having a girl. I have it down to two names to she which one she looks like more Ava or Fraya" Mar. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava which is extremely uncommon in Germany, even though it is the name of the first known female German-speaking poet. People often misspell Ava making it Awa or even Ara or just change it into Eva, which the German version of Eve. It's really surprising how many variants of misspellings a name containing but three letters can produce. In English speaking countries however this is not the case. Nevertheless I really like my name, it usually sparks a short discussion after I introduce myself - and having to spell it. Usually some people want to know "where that name comes from", which usually is a trojan question inquiring about ethnicity (and subsequent disclassification from the dominant cultural group). When I'm in a joking mood, I reply that I'm from South Africa, to which the profoundly ignorant reply: "Really? But you're white." The lesser ignorant would go like: "Really? Your German is so good!" Duh;-)" Mar. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava Virginia and I get compliments all the time on how beautiful her name is. It suits her very well. I think Ava is a classic, timeless name that is both appropriate for a little girl and sophisticated for a woman." Mar. 8, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like it and want to name my baby girl Ava, but can't think of a middle!" Mar. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name. Actually, it's my sister's name. As a persian name, it means beautiful melody and I am happy that in the other languages it has a good meaning." Mar. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter was born on February 2nd and we named her Ava Kristine. We have a very long, German last name and thus loved the fact that Ava was such a short yet beautiful first name. The name flows perfectly with long German surnames and the origin of Ava is also thought to be of German descent. Everyone I tell her name to has the same response, "OH, I absolutely love that name!"" Feb. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava. My name is Ava Mary or Ave Maria. I think its a really elegant name!!!" Feb. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava Maria or Marie but I Love my name Every one I meat thinks its a beautiful name" Feb. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava. My boyfriend and I have decided when we have children to name our girl Ava-Belle Miracle. I am a bit dissapointed it has become so very popular this year, however maybe by the time I have kids it won't be!" Feb. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name and have decided to name my baby (if it is a girl) Ava Lee. I think the two names compliment each other well. What do you thind?" Jan. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's a wicked name! i know this girl called ava and she is really laid back. She's persian. We call her Ava, cado lol" Jan. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I don't personally know anyone with this name, however I really love it, I't very pretty. I want to call my soon to arrive bub Ava though am worried it has become too popular." Jan. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am the proud mother of a 12 1/2 years old named Ava Marie. We call her "Ava" and it has been such a wonderful name. Infact, today she said "I just love my name!" We also have a Julia, Grace and Ella. I am expecting again and if this is a girl I will be torn between Kate and Lauren... Oh FYI : Ava was named after Our Lords mother Ave Maria." Nov. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter was born in July 2006 and I when I saw her for the first time I just new she was an Ava. Everyone that meets her comments on what a beautiful and unique name she has. Many people have said that this name is too popular - I myself have yet to meet another Ava. Her name is not nearly as common as all the Madison's and Emily's I run into as a preschool teacher!!" Nov. 14, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter Ava was born in June 2004 and I love the name. We chose it because it is pretty unique here in the UK" Nov. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are nameing our baby girl Ava who is due in March 2007. My husband and I have used the nickname "Bird" for each other since we have been married so it fits well with us. The name is beautiful on it's own. It's simple, classy and sweet." Nov. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just had my baby August 2006. We named her Ava Maureen. Maureen is after my mother. We get a lot of compliments about how pretty and feminine the name sounds. I have not heard of a lot of babies with this name. It seems like people are going with trendy names whereas Ava is very classic." Nov. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Tayissa Ava and she was born in April this year.. I get so many positive comments on how unique her name is.." Oct. 30, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "ava is my name! i love it, people often spell it eva, but thats alright. it's interesting that it has picked up so much popularity in the last few years, i used to be the only one i knew!" Oct. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'd never heard the name until someone I knew named their baby this. At first I thought it was a made up variation of Eva, but I liked it. It's grown on me more now, and I think it's quite cute and pretty. I am just amazed by looking at the popularity chart, though! I hadn't ever heard it 'till a couple of months ago, and suddenly it's waaaay up there as one of the most popular names!" Oct. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am waiting to have a baby girl to name her Ava! Hope it doesn't hit the roofs so much by then." Sep. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I will be naming my daughter Ava, she will be born at the end of October 2006. I'm reading that it's a popular name right now but I haven't met anyone with this name and I also see all the WIC checks that come in with my job and no one has that name. It's beautiful, and short and sweet, and that's why I like it. I hope no one else her age gets this name so hopefully she'll be the only Ava in her class when she's older." Sep. 26, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm named Ava, and I was born in 88, when NOBODY had the name. I don't know a single other Ava thats my age-but now i see all these little kids are starting to run around with my name, and it's kind of pissing me off that it's getting so popular-it's MY name, I had it first before any of these people ever thought of it. Now Ava is going to be a name on par with just names as Amanda and Madison and all the other mean popular girl names. Grrr" Sep. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I JUST HAD A NEW GREAT GRANDAUGHTER AND HER NAME IS AVA MARIE AND I THINK IT IS BEAUTIFUL NAME FOR A BEAUTIFUL BABY, IT IS ALSO MY NAME, HOW PROUD I AM" Sep. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter born in 1994 is named Ava and we believe we are the first to make the name popular again!So eat your heart out Hollywood copycats!" Sep. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava and I love it. I have heard it is really popular, but since having her I have not met anyone with this name." Aug. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava, but am looking for another name for my little girl since it is SOOOO popular right now." Aug. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava--first letter pronounced as a long "A". My Dad named me after a pretty woman he saw in the cafeteria where he worked in 1952--Mom was pregnant with me then. He told Mom that "Ava" was short and sweet and he wanted to name me. Believe it or not, I met this woman by accident--several years after my Dad had died. I wish I could have told him that I met finally met this woman. I feel that he would have loved that. For years, I never knew anyone else with my name--looks as though it's getting popular, especially with the Stars." Jul. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Awesome name. My sister is going to name her daughter Ava, and she will make her entrance into the world sometime today or ealry tomorrow." Jul. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our little Ava was born in June 2005 and we love the name. It's still somewhat unique here in England." Jul. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I are having our 1st baby in November and Plan to name her Ava Lauren:) We just love that name because it's unique." Jul. 20, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Ava- she was born on Halloween 2004. I didn't know 1 person named Ava and thought it sounded different when I saw it in the baby book we were looking at. Who knew it would be so popular. At her christening there were 3 babies, 2 were Ava. I still love the name and get many compliments on how pretty the name is. My husband and I are so glad we picked that for our daughter." Jul. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name if i'm writing a story I always use the name Ava and when I have kids I want to name them that." Jul. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name. If I have a girl, she'll be Ava. I chose it three years ago (it's now 2006) after Reese Witherspoon's cute little girl, and it's suddenly much more popular, but I'll still use it. It's simple and beautiful." Jun. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter Ava in 2003 just because we liked the name. It's simple (three letters) yet elegant! I didn't realize it had become so popular until I learned of Hollywood stars using the name for their children!" Jun. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was named after the actress Ava Gardner and have loved every minute of it.When i was a child it was a very unusual name, now it seems to be more common." Jun. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava in India, probably spells Avah, is quite a common name especially in the northeast state of West Bengal. In bengali, the language spoken in West Bengal and Bangladesh, the name Avah means glow." Jun. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name AVA. I wanted something diferent and beautiful for my daughter born march 25 2006 Ava is a beautiful child with wonderful loving personality that makes us smile everyday." Jun. 6, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our grandaughter was born 12th Feb 2006 and she is named Ava Mae, beautiful name for a beautiful baby, she was 7 weeks prem and only 2lb 5ozs. The name Ava has certainly become more popular, not sure why" Jun. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY HUSBAND AND I CANT AGREE ON ANY BABY NAMES. WE HAVE A SON NAMED TITAN WHICH IS HARD TO COMPETE WITH BEING THAT IT IS SUCH A STRONG NAME. HOWVER, IF THIS ONE'S A GIRL I DECIDED ON AVA CATHERINE" May. 11, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter Ava in December 2003. We "feared" it was gaining in popularity, but went with it anyway. I hope she is on the front end of its popularity. As a Christopher and a Stephanie from the 1970s, we tried to find a more unique name. Oh well!" May. 11, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Coined by a friend of mine, it has been my nickname for many years, and I haven't really met other Ava's except for a few year old young creature shopping with her mom. It is sometimes mistaken for Eva, so one has to be vigilant about the spelling, but its brevity has a dash of boldness." May. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our little girl Ava seven months ago.. Going into delivery, we still hadn't chosen a name-- Ava wasn't even on our radar, but as soon as I saw her, I said "she needs a name as beautiful and feminine as she is...I'm thinking Ava". My husband immediately agreed and loved it. We named her Ava Jude... I doubt I'll ever meet another "Ava Jude"." Apr. 29, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love the name Ava. Its simple, feminine and unique" Apr. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We're naming our daughter Ava Kathryn... she's due in late September 2006. I just LOVE the name... it makes me think of Ava Gardner... and there's a really cute meaning behind it! I'm a little sad that it's becoming so popular though. I like unique names... but it'll have to do!!!" Apr. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "well it took awhile 4 me to like the name but it grew on me" Apr. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava and I was born in 1992 so HA! When I was born NO ONE heard of the name Ava!" Apr. 20, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava Renee is our new granddaughter's name. She was born on a night when tornadoes were in the area, sirens going off. We drove through the night, over 8 hours to be with our daughter, tornados crossing I-40 at West Memphis turned us back west and we missed her birth. But she was born 15 minutes past mid-night on my husband's 69th birthday. What a gift. God just keeps blessing us. Our daughter was born on my birthday. Ava will be a beautiful name because she will have a personality that will bring honor and beauty to the name." Apr. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my baby's name is ava and i love it. she was born in 2005." Apr. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had my daughter in 2002 i named her Ava after a animal of a film people do seem surprised when i tell them where i got the name Ava" Mar. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in November Love Ava any different ways ti spell it?" Mar. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sister plans to name my neice Ava. I like it but never realized how long it has been around!" Mar. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Daughter was born July 2005 and we had decided on Ava before she was born, it suits her so well and over here in UK it still is quite un-common." Mar. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born in 1967 and my name hasn't been well known until recently. I like my name and its meaning. I'm surprised, however, that it has taken so long to become well known." Mar. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter, born May 2003, is named Ava. We chose the name when it was still relatively unheard of, and loved associating her with vintage movie star Ava Gardner. Every single person we introduce her to loves the name. A couple people have asked how we're going to "top" Ava when choosing a name for our second daughter, but we've got a great one planned for her as well." Feb. 20, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava ! I was born in 1968, in Toronto, Canada. Strangely enough, I lived all over the world and have yet to encounter another Ava. I love my name. I can not IMAGINE having a name that I would hear frequently or see another face attached with it. I believe that naming your child a name that is new or unusual reinforces a persons individuality. My dearest friend from when I was born recently named her daughter Ava after me. I must say...it was a bitter sweet moment ;-) My advice,... the name Ava has carried me throughout the world [i am a little bird] and believe it or not has been an ice breaker many times, simply because of its beauty." Feb. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter, who was born in September 2005, Ava. We thought it was a unique, beautiful name and have yet to come across someone with that name. My husband and I both work with kids with special needs since 1999 and we have never come across an Ava yet. We love it." Feb. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava I am 9 Years old.My dad named me after Ava Gardner because he thought it was a beautiful name and i love it too.There are no Ava's in my school so i guess it is not that common in England.I was one of the first at nursery to write my name, but really its easy with only three letters.Ava !!!" Jan. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am 7 months pregnant and we are planning to name our baby Ava Renee. I love the name Ava I had no idea how popular it was. I look forward to seeing our Ava." Jan. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our first daughter Ava in 1999. We thought we were having a boy, but were delighted to have a beautiful baby girl. We have met other girls named Ava, but that's ok. She's our one and only Ava." Jan. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Ava is eleven years old. We chose it when the name was about 700th in popularity & she has never met another Ava her age. It has been a lovely name for her - but I wouldn't pick it now - it is too common." Dec. 30, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am currently pregnant and my boyfriend and I decided that we will name our daughter Ava Grace. Ava is such a beautiful name and I love that the name is so popular." Dec. 28, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "When I was a child, I asked my father: "why did you give me such a serious name? See? Try to say it with a smile...it's hard... you have to say it with a serious face." I remember that he was smiling and shaking his head as he replied, "you'll grow into it". My name and I are one at this point. Whether or not it is popular or not makes little difference to me. Be warned: as simple as this name is- a palindorome like Otto, people will constantly mispronounce it (Mavis and Ahhvuh) and misspell it (Eva). As an Ava you are a bird and fly above all that. And, it's Ava- kind of rhymes with flavor. People may fall in love with you(r)name." Dec. 22, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby girl is due October 2005. I love the name Ava and I can't wait until she is here. I get mixed reviews but most of the time people love the name Ava and think it is very pretty which is the meaning of the name in latin. Ava, pretty; sweet bird." Aug. 12, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my mother-in-law's name, she was born in 1955. I like it quite a bit, and would consider making my child her namesake. Its recent increase in popularity, however, is frustrating." Aug. 9, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have loved this name for years (8+ years to be exact) and am finally pregnant. I don't know if I'm having a baby girl or boy yet but if I have a girl I'm really considering naming her something else because the name has become so popular in the last few years. I'm very disappointed." Jul. 25, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I love the name Ava! We are expecting our little bundle of joy in August 2005 and plan on naming her Ava Lauren. When we tell people what we are going to name her they just love it because it sounds so classy and is not overly common. Occassionally people do mistake it for Eva, which is very annoying." Jul. 25, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is a beautiful name and if we have a daughter we will name her this. It's so sweet, short and yet still fancy." Jul. 25, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter (born february 2005) Avah, my husband wanted a biblical name, I wanted Ava, so we went with te spelling of the city in II kings. Pronunciation has been a problem as I anticipated it would be with the added "h". People always say it "ah-vah" which I suppose isn't the worst. I do love the name still, and hope she will someday too!" Jul. 14, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "We live in Spain and everyone comments on how beautiful our daughter's name "Ava" sounds. Apparently the Spanish are big fans of the actress Ava Gardner." Jul. 7, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "We've chosen it for our little girl who's to be born July 2005. It's classy, cute, and to the point. Can't wait until we see little Ava!" Jun. 28, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love having the name Ava.It's very unique like myself.I don't know anyone else with the same name as mine because its so different." Jun. 11, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      18 Negative Comments

  • "I'm actually a little horrified "Ava" has become so popular. Ava was the name of Hitler's wife! People don't name their sons "Adolf" anymore, so why would they name their daughters "Ava"? Maybe people don't realize the association, but that's the first thing that jumps into my mind when I hear the name "Ava"." Sep. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I hate the name Ava. It's SO popular these days. I could never name my daughter this. I don't get the appeal of it." Jun. 20, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's a shame that such a pretty name like Ava is so common now." Dec. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "This name is too short, spells with only 3 letters. The name is not heavy or strong at all. It has no weight, the meaning is ambiguous, the origin is ambiguous, no real identification. Names identify a baby. Also this name is the type that you can get bored of, or regret after naming your baby because of the way it sounds...boring." Dec. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "all the sudden parents are coming up with these radical names. why cant we all just stick with the traditional kinds. do we all need to make something better and more unique? soon this name will be one of the common old names so whats the point?" Oct. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We wanted to name our baby Ava but it became way too popular!! I know five baby girls named Ava - all born in 2008. It is going to be like Jennifer and Amy - I work with about 50 people at my job and we have 6 Amys and 5 Jennifers - it gets confusing!!!" May. 29, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Sorry! The name doesn't do a thing for me. It sounds harsh and very unfeminine. Wouldn't be my choice for a name." Feb. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "The only Ava I personally know is not a nice person at all so the name does nothing positive for me." Feb. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name, but it has become too popular. It will be like Michael in the 80's-there will be 3 in every class." Sep. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • ""Not too popular??" Check out the chart and the social security website. EVERYONE is jumping on the Ava/Emily/Emma/Hannah bandwagon. Way too many Avas - trendy and pretentious." May. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • ""Not too popular??" Check out the chart and the social security website. EVERYONE is jumping on the Ava/Emily/Emma/Hannah bandwagon. Way too many Avas - trendy and pretentious." May. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ohh too common......it's the new emily, ashley...etc. Plan on being called by Ava and your last initial" Apr. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Every other celebrity calls their daughter Ava these days, and the name doesn't even sound that good..." Mar. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born in 1960 and named Ava Marie from the song Ave Maria. I was tormented at school and in the neighborhood because of my unusual name and I grew to hate it. I wanted to be named something co would not always be picked on. The good thing is so many people are using that name now that it will be common and hopefully the new kids named Ava wont go through what I did. It was not a picnic having this name when I was a kid. I think all you parents and prospective parents who want a name no other child has for their child should have to live a week going through what I did as a kid with an unknown name. You wouldnęt think it was so darn "cute" or such a "great idea" then. I was beat up almost daily and shunned simply because none of the kids had ever heard my name before. Thatęs what you inflict on a kid when you name them a name no one else has. You should all consider the impact that unknown, strange or unusual names can have on childrenęs lives because children can be very very cruel to other children they perceive as different. :/" Feb. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My ex girlfriend and I just had our baby. She decided to let her Brother-in-law (lover) name her, and he picked Ava. Glad its trendy, what a bum." Jul. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I wish I had 4 hands so I could give this name 4 thumbs down" May. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our baby was born in June 2005. We named her Ava Mai (although we just call her Ava day to day). I love the name and have to say I thought it was less popular than it appears to be from the chart! I have yet to meet another Ava. Quite a few Eva's around it seems." Feb. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Way too overused, people are copying celebs who are using it." Jan. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      137 Neutral Comments

  • "Ava is a beautiful name. Ava means your a bird.Just cause you hardly see a person named Ava, doesn't mean that you don't stand out. YOU DO." Jan. 15, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "QHi! My name is Ava! I am 10 and Ava is quite a nice name!" Aug. 17, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm Ava. I am 11. So deal with it bc I'm not shrinks of age. I love my name. I'm beautiful smart sweet a little bratty friendly kind happy" Oct. 16, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava, and I just want to say a few things. This Ava argument is down right dumb. I met a few Ava's. they all quickly became friends with me. So what the names popular? It just sets the record for friends. I see a million Madison's, Avery's, Emma's, and I don't see dumb arguments! It comes from the meaning bird and came from the word Avis which means bird. Your parents (if you are named Ava) could have thought, and it could have been, really uncommon. Its not Hitlers wife, her name is Eva. I admit, my name is prissy and pink, rainbows and unicorns. But, I am a complete nerd! Its one of those names, Lucy, Anna Beth, Sierra (can be spelled Cierra), or Ciara that can be nerdy and quirky if used carefully and correctly. If your names Ava, try striking up conversation with other Ava's. And if you hate it, try using nicknames. It may be hard, but try using middle names, or, I did this myself, use foods or things you like as nicknames. Animals, Rhino, Wolf, Hawk etc. Foods, Cupcake, Cake, etc. And use things like that. There, Miss Ava settled this argument." Dec. 31, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My little sisters name is Ava Elizabeth and I think it is beautiful!! She is the only Ava in our area and ive never met another!!<3" Nov. 26, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born in 1988 and have been the only Ava that I knew my whole life - until very recently! I love that the name has gained such popularity! It deserves the attention, I think :) Hello to all the other Ava's out there :)" Nov. 11, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've been Ava Jane for 59 years, it wasn't popular when I was named, and I rarely meet an adult Ava. I'm pleased that the name is so popular for baby girls right now. It's about time!" Jun. 25, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is too common what about Vada Jane or Eliza Violet? Lol" Mar. 5, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am six months pregnant and wanted an original name. Ava is one of the most beautiful names and then I started hearing it almost every baby on the news or in the newspaper is named Ava so this name is definetly starting to get popular. I've decided to name her Caitlin or Regan. I know Caitlin used to be a popular name but I havent heard much of it in years. Regan is a name that I have not really heard of at all." Jan. 8, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've loved this name for a long time. Its a shame that it is soooo over done now. I don't believe the people who say they have never heard of it or ever met anyone with the name. Where do they live???" Dec. 10, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am 26 weeks pregnant and naming my baby girl Ava Jane! Ava has been my favorite girl name for years!" Nov. 18, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my granddaughter is called ava and shes a beautiful little girl with a beautiful namexx" Oct. 6, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My granddaughter was born on the 4th Sept.2010. Her name is Ava. I think the name Ava is beautiful, and her granny and i are delighted with the name her Mum and Dad have picked. Her older sister Aimee is delighted also. We also think she has a beautiful name" Sep. 6, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "When I was pregnant I wanted a nickname so the baby wouldn't be "it" - and since our last name sounds like a type of bird, we called the baby "Baby Bird" - When we were looking at girl names we wanted something uncommon, but not weird, something simple and meaningful. I made it to the end of the "A" section of the book and Ava jumped out as simple, uncommon, and it meant "bird" so it was perfectly meaningful! Of course then it caught on and shot up to the top 10 list. LoL. Thankfully, her middle name is Rose and so a lot of people call her Ava Rose, which is some relief since she won't have to be "Ava (Initial)" at least." May. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was named Ava BEFORE it was popular. I'm turning 18 in a week. I love my name, Ava Nicole." Mar. 30, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Beautiful, gorgeous, love it! My Ava is amazing! I get constant compliments on her name. It is a little more popular than I thought, but I wouldn't think of changing it!!" Mar. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my sisters name is Ava Marie, very pretty i think!" Mar. 9, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just named my baby girl AVA. I have liked it since I had my 1st daughter 7Yrs ago,but my husband wouldn't let me use it then. This time I got my way,however, after naming her,a week later my husband's friend & his wife decided to go with the exact same name,middle name and all. I love my beautiful baby girl. I didn't realize it's popularity I've just always loved the name. I stil do,my daughter is so gorgeous! My husband wanted Isabella,but I know 4 people with dogs named Bella." Feb. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Ava Brooke we chose the name because it is so pretty and WAS so uncommon, im so anoyed lol that now everyone is using this name now my daughter is probably going to one of the many Avas in her classes when she gets older" Jan. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a 18 month old named Avah, I chose that name because i never hurd it befor but on the health channle was the name of some ones daughter. I like to pick uncommon names for my kids and when i found out that in 2008 it was the top name (6 months after i had her) i was upset but i still love the name" Jan. 25, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've been the only Ava my entire life, and then all of a sudden, Reese Witherspoon goes and names her daughter Ava and suddenly half the world decides it's the best thing they've ever heard! I used to think that my name was beautiful and original, but now, because of celebrity, I feel so average :/" Jan. 20, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We picked this name for our daughter and we love it. We pronounced it ay-va. But after her first week my girlfriend decided to change the pronunciation to Ah-va. We still don't agree because I continue to call her ay-va and she calls her ah-va. Not sure if I should just give up or let my daughter decide when she is old enough. Any advice." Jan. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is ava!ava is international name i love my name,if i born agian i get this name agian!can u tell me name better than ava?;-)" Dec. 31, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava Ranae. I was born in 1975 and was always the only Ava, ever. I, too, hated it when I was a kid, but grew to like it when I got older. Now, my daughter's best friend is named Ava, and we get confused around here!" Dec. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava and I was born in 1952. Growing up there was never any other "Ava's". Actually the first time I met another Ava was only 5 years ago and she was also in her 50's. Having an unusual name made me feel self concious as a child, but as an adult, I love my name, have many compliments on it and have told my mom "Thanks for naming me Ava"..." Nov. 17, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am only 7 weeks pregnant but have picked "Ava Elizabeth". However, my cousin, who is nearly ready to have her baby has just announced she will name her baby Ava if it is a girl. What should I do? it drives me crazy this is now such a popular name!!!" Nov. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I loved the name Ava and named my daughter it but changed it weeks later as there were just so many and after having 5 friends on my mobile called Clare, did not want the same to happen to my daughter !! ?She was weeks old and being called by her sirname at baby groups!!" Oct. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter was born in 1991 and I named her "Ava" after my mother whose name was Arlene. There were no other Ava's in our San Fernando Valley community and everyone who heard the name knew it was my daughter. She is now 19 1/2 and in college and has turned into a very strong, independent and bright woman. Student Body President of her high school. I loved being known as "Ava's mother". It is a palidrome which means it can be spelled the same forward or backwards. I never thought it would be so popular so I am starting to feel like a real trendsetter. Best of luck to all the Ava's out there and to all the "Ava's mothers". :)" Oct. 17, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Back in the 90's, Ava was an unheard of name. Now, the name is in the top 10. At least The Ava Trend is not as annoying as the Aidan-Jayden trend." Aug. 26, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am a mother of two kids and when we picked out our names we wanted something unique for each. Although we thought Jaden an Ava were uncommon, the next thing we knew, they were everywhere. Just our luck..." May. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I live in England ad want to name my daughter Ava but pronounced as AHvAH, and not Ayva. Do you think this will be confusing?? as most peope prounounce it as AYva." May. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm not an Ava but I love the name, I didn't realise it was so popular in America (?) I'm british, so it's very uncommon here." Apr. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Like the other posts, a couple of years ago I loved the name Ava but had no idea I was not the only one who liked this elegant yet slightly "cool" name. If I had a girl I would name her Ava Elizabeth. It is now listed in the top 10 girls names and I personally know about 3 friends who have named their daughters Ava!!" Apr. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter was just born last month and we name her Ava Lily and she is just as beautiful as her name." Apr. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava. I was born 63 years ago, and it is pronounced with a short A. My friends used to call me Ava Banana, Avocado, or Avaricious. My last name is now Rich, so I am called "Average"." Apr. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is the first name me and my husband had picked out for a little girl if we ever became pregnant. But, I am now considering a new name bc I like uncommon and it seems that this name has jumped the charts. Its a very pretty, feminine name.. but I would rather her (if this little one growing in me is a girl?!) not have 5 other girls in her class with the same name? Remember going to school with all the Ashley's and Amanda's?!" Feb. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava. I was born in 1987. My mom thought it was a beautiful name and several of our friends and one of our family members named their daughters Ava. My dad's friend named his daughter Ava. One day this friend and Richie Sambora were walking in Stanley park. Richie said he and Heather (Locklear) were going to have a girl and wondered if he could name her Ava. After that, I think the name became more popular." Jan. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i am only 10 weeks away from having my baby. I've had the name ava picked out since i knew i was pregnant but NOW of course im finding out how popular it is becoming. Im thinking of nameing her something else but it just doesnt seem right that ive gone all this time calling her ava and then nameing her something else. but at the same time i dont plan on having any kids anytime soon either so i dont know what to do. i picked out ava because i thought it was a pretty & uncommon name .. any idea on if i should stick with it or find something else?" Jan. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had my first grandaughter last night @ 11:06 PM and she has been named Ava Grace, and it really is a beautiful name and I have not heard of alot of people in my area named this" Dec. 31, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think Ava is a pretty name, actually, it's my name too. I think its kind of annoying though how everyone is now naming their baby Ava. It starts to seem less unique and pretty to me now. I would suggest trying to find an uncommon, pretty name. :)" Dec. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My granddaughter's name is Ava Rosalind (Rosalind being my mother's middle name). It's beautiful, simple and unique... no matter how many times it's used!" Dec. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I absolutely adore the name Ava, in fact I planned on my daughter being named Ava Leigh. But I don't want to give my children names that are so common, so now I'm thinking about other names. It's still beautiful, though." Dec. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Myava. She's still young, hopefully she li1kes it. People have a hard time understanding that I'm not trying to be cute and call her my ava. Her name is Myava!" Nov. 13, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love love love the name ava... When I have a lil girl her name will be ava marie but only spelt avuh marie... My mother inlaws name is avis and mine and my mothers middle name is marie so I fuigerd perect combo!" Nov. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think Ava is a beautiful name. A lot of varying meanings however, but still our favourite if our baby is a girl she will be called Ava Hope :)" Nov. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My babys name is Ava Georgia and I think its a gorgeous name for a baby girl.. I get comments all the time at what a beautiful name it is." Nov. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I plan to name my first girl Ava. I think that the name Ava is still very unique and distinct. To me Ava sounds sophisticated and lovely. What a beautiful and strong name." Oct. 29, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "loved this name before, but now it's starting to bore me (sorry), as the number one girls name this year, it's overkill, not special anymore but up to you! if that doesnt bother you then go for it!" Sep. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my full name is ma'ava but nicknamed ava for short.many people have mispronounced my name since i was a child.Til this day, (as a college student) many of my teachers still pronounce it wrong, but i love my name anyway." Sep. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Grandaughter was born Dec 2007 in Leeds England Ava is an unusual name in England and hads my daughter in law works in a nursery did not want the usual common ones her middle name is Ava Leodis , Leodis is the anglo saxon name For Leeds the town she was born and the best football team (soccer) to you Leeds Utd" Sep. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in May 2009 and if the baby is a girl I will be naming her Ava James. I have loved the name Ava for years, regardless of the recent popularity! James is my husband's middle name and we will be using is for the middle name of all our children!" Sep. 8, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My friend just named her baby Ava Elizabeth. It's a beautiful name but the only reason it has become so common is because it is Reese Witherspoon's daughter's name!" Sep. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my daughters name is Ava Lynn and i love it!! i know a lot of people have started to use this name but i still think it is just as pretty and not as trendy because it is an old name. i think its a name that will stick around!" Jul. 27, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "VERY PRETTY NAME. BUT GETTING TO POPULAR. SO MANY LITTLE IRISH GIRLS CALLED AVA THESE DAYS. X" Jun. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am named Ava, I'm in 7th grade and I love my name but all of a sudden everyone is being named it, its really annoying because then it wont be as rare and pretty." May. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava. That's our princess's name, and no matter how "common" it is, we think it's absolutely gorgeous. And her middle name is Japanese so it goes so well..."Ava Sakai". LOVE IT!!" May. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Sorry guys, I'm not a fan of the name, not only is every other toddler named Ava, but it reminds me of those old Collect commericials with Alyssa Milano as "Ava Save-A-Lot". That is the one and only thing I think of when I hear that name." Apr. 30, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I remember when being named Ava used to mean something special. YOu were unique and amazing just because your name was beautiful and perfect, and completely and totally YOURS. When you said your name was Ava you said it with pride. These days, saying your name is Ava is like saying, "Hi, I'm Ashley." (I know just about every single person reading this will know AT LEAST one Ashley.) I am totally against the idea of my name becoming so popular and I know I'm not the only Ava (over the age of 14) who thinks this way." Apr. 30, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our daughter was born November 2003 - we named her Ava Rose and we believe itis the most beautiful name - which sitd her perfect - she is the most beautiful girl" Mar. 13, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava. She was born in December of 2005. She is as beatiful and strong as her name.... a feminine name does not have to be 4 syllables long." Mar. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter who was born November 07 Ava Grace and really love the name, very feminine and really suits her." Feb. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our dog Ava, she reminds us of the Hawaiian mountain princess which is what we called her after. She loves the name and feels proud to be called AVA, let us know if you want to see a clip of herx" Feb. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "cute name my faugther have it... is perfert for her" Feb. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am having my first child and my wife and I are planning to name her Ava. we both think its a wonderful name." Jan. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am fifteen and my name is Ava. All my life, my name had been very rare, but now it's all over! It's very strange...I never thought people would like it. It's a very ethnic German name (the reason why my parents chose it)." Jan. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "One of my bestfriends name is Ava and she is really funny and sweet and gives a good impression of the name. Everyone spells&pronounces it correctly because it is simple and there are not many Avas around our age so it's unique except many younger children have this name! But i love the name Ava!" Dec. 26, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava Yvonne.....I like my name as well....I was born in 1960 and didn't hear the name in the south growing up...except for one movie star.....still liking my name." Dec. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is a very pretty name. There aren't many people over the age of 4 with this name, but if you name your kid Ava these days- she's going to share her name with 5 other girls in her class at school. I know 4 couples personally who have named their baby Ava in the past few years." Dec. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is a very pretty name!Thats my name.It comes from my dads name Avery.Mine is Ava Nichole.Ava Nichole is a very pretty name i think.It come from up in the hills in Virgina! Country people huh? I personally love the name.I have never met another Ava in my life.Although im not old at all." Dec. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like this name! Don't know if it's a favorite, but it's okay!" Nov. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby girl is due in the begining of January, i want to name her Ava Isabella, I think is a great name that goes very well with almost any last name." Nov. 26, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby girl is due in the begining of January, i want to name her Ava Isabella, I think is a great name that goes very well with almost any last name." Nov. 26, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby girl is due in the begining of January, i want to name her Ava Isabella, I think is a great name that goes very well with almost any last name." Nov. 26, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "the name Ava came to us as a gift. We wanted a name that would be strong yet feminine. This name very suits our aspiration for our little girl,to be born Febuary 11th 2008." Nov. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my daughter's name is ava she is 8 years old now you hear the name all over. but she is the most beautiful" Oct. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My four-and-a-half year-old daughter is named Ava. I specifically chose the name because it had previously not been over-used. I am so disappointed that Ava has now become the number one name for girls in 2007. I am going to start calling my daughter by a nickname." Sep. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava. I'm 20 and I've never met another Ava until a few years ago when all the babies started to be named after me." Sep. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is going to be four years old and her name is Ava Claire. Now all of you went and used so it's way popular mow, bummer.." Sep. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is 2 1/2 years old, and her name is Ava Isabelle. She is the prettiest little petite thing ever! Ava is an absolutely beautiful name - but it is getting really common (Didn't want that to happen...)" Sep. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is ava I love my name it is so cool but I dont know any other people called Ava" Jul. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My cousin! She's sweet, but I don't like the name very much. Her sister, Hadley, is sweet too and nicely named." Jul. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Everyone pronounces my name wrong or forgets it because they have never heard it before. When I was growing up in the 1990's I was the only one with my name, but now as I get older I keep hearing my name being said to young children. Its not so unique anymore. Its too short as well and everyone called me Eva" Jul. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Get a life. Posting from June 19th. You do not own the name Ava. My name is Ava and too and Personally your comment gives women with the name Ava a bad rap, don't be such a snob!" Jul. 1, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Ava and want it for our unborn daughter - my husband says that everyone will automatically think 'hitler' when they hear her name (Ava Braun). I totally disagree!! How can I convince him???" Jun. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was going for a unique name back in 2003, as my name is Jennifer, and well, I had 7! in my preschool class and a nemesis in school named that as well. I had only heard one other Ava before that and as soon as we named our daughter that . . . it's like buying a car, or being pregnant, all of a sudden everyone has the same car or is pregnant at the same time. Everyone says "My friend has a little girl named Ava." or at the park you heard at least one other Ava being called. But I managed to live through having the most popular name ever, I'm sure my daughter will be as strong ;) Our second daughter, her name is Audrey . . . same thing there too. You just can't win, ha." Jun. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Here here to Ava! the comment posted june 19, 2007 is soooo true! I am another Ava that was named Ava when it was unique and no one had really heard of it.. even since US celebrities have used it, America has followed suit. Ava is a beautiful, strong name that should not be in the most popular ten names list!!" Jun. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter Ava Mae turned one in May. I absolubtly love,love,love her name it's so beautiful and sweet,just like her. Even after a year every time i say or hear her name i think how lovely it is, i'll never get bored of it" Jun. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My little girl was born Sept 7th 2006 and her name is Ava Rose. I first heard of the name a few years' ago when Reese Witherspoon had her daughter and remembered it." Jun. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im naming my daughter Eva. For those of you who can't read thats "Ava" spelled differently like "Eva Peron" Anyhoo I love the name." Jun. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Ava Jean, she is 19 months old. I read that this name is actually a really old european name, so it is really surprising that so many people ask how to spell it, how to mess up these 3 letters is beyond me, or that people think this is a "new" name. I love this name." May. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is Ava Rose and she is 7 today. When I named her, I never heard the name. I still dont hear it often in her age group but Im told it's getting very popular." May. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is called Ava and its still quite unusual here in the UK....hopefully it will stay that way because I love its uniqueness!" Apr. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My brother and sister in law are naming their little girl, Ava. What a beautiful name to pick. I cannot wait to hold her. She will be in Michigan and I will be in sunny Florida...Aunt Penny" Apr. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am expecting a boy and a girl and we are naming our little girl Ava Ryanna . I have always loved that name and she already looks like an Ava to me from here ultrasound pics...........hehehe" Apr. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I did name my daughter Ava...i love it and it is beautiful but I am very saddened by it's popularity. She will be the next Britney. My next is being choosen very wisely." Apr. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Well, my name is Ava, and i'm pretty much the only Ava I know and I was born in the 80s. Recently I heard a few little girls with the name Ava. I love it though, its unique and modern and exudes a seductive and beautiful connotation." Apr. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I will be naming my daughter Ava Lorraine, she is due on June 20th, and we are so thrilled. I love that name." Mar. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My granddaughter was just born February 19, 2007.Their parents named her Ava Audrey Grace. She's as beautiful as her name. I think it's beautiful! Nanny B." Mar. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my beautiful daughter Ava Alexandra, and I've nothing but compliments since the day she was born" Mar. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I absolutely love the fact that my name is Ava! I don`t know many people with the name Ava so its fairly unusual. The only drawback is that some people have trouble pronouncing it!" Feb. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just named my newborn, born Jan 18/07, Ava Elizabeth. My husband picked it out. I didn't like it at first but it grew on me. My first thoughts were that it was a very old name. He thinks its a beautiful name. I now agree. The name has grew on me." Feb. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I don't know anyone with the name Ava, but my boyfriend and I have decided when we have children if we have a girl to name her Ava-Belle Miracle. I absolutely love the name. I am a little dissapointed it has become so popular this year, but hopefully by the time I have children it won't be! :)" Feb. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "the name ava is prettier pronounced ah-vah rather than ay-va" Feb. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My housekeepers name is Ava and she is extremely sweet. I feel like Ava is kind of short but i like the "av" part. I prefer the name Avery, for a girl or boy, its not as common but still has a little class and seems worldly!" Jan. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My housekeepers name is Ava and she is extremely sweet. I feel like Ava is kind of short but i like the "av" part. I prefer the name Avery, for a girl or boy, its not as common but still has a little class and seems worldly!" Jan. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm from germany and my daughter's name is Ava Amalia. Often people understand "Ave Maria", hm. In one part of Germany the name "Ava" means "water"." Jan. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Baby girl's name is Ava. This name in Persian means Melodious sound." Jan. 21, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ava after searching for German names since my ancestors were from Germany. I use a Umlaut over the first letter." Dec. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just named my daughter Ava. My husband really liked it, but I wanted to spell it Eva. He said people would pronounce it ee-va, but now a lot of people are asking if her name is ah-va, so you can't win. Also, its become too popular, so it has lost its appeal to me." Dec. 14, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born in 1979 and never did I come across the name until a couple of years ago. Growing up I was not that thrilled with it, but now, with everyone trying to say that they thought of it, or that they made it popular again, or in other words just showing off, I am upset. I love my name, but don't abuse it!" Dec. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born in 1986, and my name is Ava Marie. When I was younger it was very uncommon to have that name, and I was often embarrassed. Now I have learned to love it!" Dec. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava and I love being the only kid in my school with that name." Nov. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava and I wish people would name their kids something different because I like being the one and only." Nov. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "When I named our daughter Ava in 2001, the doctor who delived her said he had never delievered a child with that name. She's been the only one at her school and etc.. However, EVERYONE is naming their daughter Ava now. In my workplace three co-workers have a daughter with the same name. At least we're a couple of years ahead of the trend." Nov. 6, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My first grandchild, Ava Grace, will be born in March 2007. My grandmother, who was born in l886, was named Ava, and when my daughter was born I named her Jennifer Ava after her great-grandmother. Now, after 110 years, we'll have another Ava in the family!" Oct. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava and I was born in 1960. People have mispronounced it all of my life. People in Canada pronounce it the worst I have ever heard. They pronounce it like Avenue without the nue. YUCK!! I never met another Ava in all of my childhood and hated the name then because every child wants to be like the others. Since I have grown up I have become neutral about the name. I think it helps a lot that many more babies are being named that because kids can be cruel and when you are on a playground with kids who have never heard your name before it can be pretty bad. Now a days Ava is an easier name to live with but I cant forget how hard it was to be a child with a name no one knew and few liked." Oct. 20, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just named my daughter Ava, she was born in July 06. I don't find it to be incredibly popular, but I have heard of a few other Ava's...didn't know stars were nameing their kids Ava...Mancow, Reese Witherspoon and Heather Locklear supposedly! I love it, simple, classic and nice." Oct. 6, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "love the name but WAY too popular so I would never use it.." Oct. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just named my daughter "Ava Helene" in July 2006. It seems like even this name has been though of already! I am concerned Ava is the next Jennifer...." Sep. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter Ava in the year 2000. We got it from Ava Gardner... and when we named her it was not heard of. Then in about 2003, we began to hear it a lot. We are very disappointed that her name is now quite common!" Aug. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ava... And I love it.... I always felt unique... And now... Its populaR???? What happened.... Im mad at the world.... Ava is MY name !" May. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • ""I don't mind it, but it has become very popular, as has Eva, which is another name I like."" May. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My new granddaughter's name is pronounced A-vah, but it is spelled Eva, just pronounced the Spanish way. I think this will cause problems when she moves back to the US, but her parents are very happy with it." Apr. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Pretty name but...whoa, it is everywhere now.It has joined ranks with other mega-popular names such as Isabelle (Isabella,Isobel, etc) Emily (Emma, etc) and others.It is always a shame when a name becomes so overused it loses it's original lustre." Mar. 21, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was named Ava and although many people think I'm named after Ava Gardner, I'm really named after the famous Jazz saxophonist,Charlie Parker, as Ava means "Bird" in Latin and Charlie Parkers nickname was "Bird". Kind of interesting. People always say Eva and that is frustrating because there is no "E" in the spelling but I've always been proud of my name and love it. I actually like knowing that it is becoming more popular. I'm a Pre-school director and have an Ava enrolled. She is a beautiful little girl with a very classy name." Mar. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have always loved the name Ava since I was in high school (10 years ago). But now it is so popular, I am reconsidering. I have the popular 80's name, Jennifer and hate it that every where I go, there is always at least 1 other Jennifer than me. Since this name is getting so popular, I do not want my daughter to feel that way." Mar. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This was the backup name when my son was born in 2004-just in case he was a girl even though we were pretty sure we were having a boy. It WAS my top name pick for the child I'm pregnant with now, if it is a girl-but I have to say I'm disappointed it's shot even further up the popularity rankings even since my son was born. I still think it's a beautiful, sophisticated, REAL name with meaning but now have some serious reservations about using it because of the popularity of it now." Mar. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava now in Denmark!! We are quite sure we are some of the first parents in Denmark to name our daughter Ava. All our friends love it, and our own family is getting used to it, too! We think it's a lovely name, so beautiful and simple, and very international,too, not to forget in a globalised world. Good luck to all the bearers of the name Ava!!" Feb. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My mane is Ava Michelle, and i love my name. it is very different from what people are accustomed to hearing on a daily basis. I have never had any other friends that I socialize with or interact with on a daily basis with my name...I gues that why it is so unique and special. I am 29, and I am very in aw that my name has now become one of the most popular of this year. shocked to" Jan. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My wife and I recently welcomed our daughter into the world (July 5, 2005). We wrestled with names for quite a while before settling on Ava. So far, we have only heard of the name being used by a "friend of a friend" for their little girl, and in passing. Hopefully, the frequency of the name subsides, and it doesn't become the next "Ashley." In any event, we are enamored with the name, and will not regret it." Dec. 18, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "i am iranian ..my name is ava! and in iran it means song or beautifull voice..i love my name .." Dec. 12, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ava is not very populer where i live, but its one of my favourite girls names ever, its so pretty and girly, LOVE IT!!" Nov. 23, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Ava was born in 2003, and I have always loved the name, since I heard of it as a kid growing up in the 60s, via Ava Gardner. I had no idea it was so popular, as I'd always planned on naming my baby girl Ava - not after Ava Gardner, but just because I've always loved the name." Aug. 26, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "Its beautiful and we can't wait for our litte Ava to get here. I love the meaning of bird as we are such nature lovers ourselves and I know people seem to say it popular, but I haven't even heard of an Ava in the last few years with anyone I know. Actually I have barely heard of any girls born lately. Everyone I know has had a boy in the last couple of years." Aug. 25, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My mother is called ava although being mauritian they pronounce it av-vah but which ever way i still think it a beautiful and simple name, i cant wait to have a daugther of my own to honour her with such a pretty name. All ava's should be proud!" Aug. 5, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my baby girl Ava. She was born in January 2005. Everyone has commented on what a beautiful name it is, although quite a few people spell or pronounce it "Eva" which is annoying!" Jul. 1, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "Not a bad name, certainly been around for a while. Interesting to see how Ava's popularity has been picking so much in the last 10 years." May. 21, 2005: Report as inappropriate



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