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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Wava
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Wava in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Wava:
Records indicate that 232 girls in the United States have been named Wava since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1924, when 60 people in the U.S. were given the name Wava. Those people are now 93 years old.
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Comments about the name Wava
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6 Positive Comments
"My name is wava my mom named me after her sister, I love my name it is unique" Nov. 9, 2017:
"My half sisters name is wava never knew where the name came from never knew anyone else with that name" May. 7, 2017:
"My middle name is Wava. My mom wanted me to have it somewhere in my name in honor of my great grandma. People always want to pronounce it like "Wah-va" but it's pronounced "Way-vah". I love it and get told its a very unique and pretty name." Apr. 13, 2014:
"It's so ... interesting. I know a girl named Wava and she likes to surf and wave hi to anyone that goes by." Apr. 20, 2007:
"Grandmothers name spelled Wava on fathers birth certificate, spelled Waiva on her tombstone. Not sure what the correct spelling is or the origin of the name. Beautiful name, she was a kind woman." Feb. 21, 2006:
"My husbands grandmother has this name. I think it is beautiful and original while still classic. She has had people mispronounce her name but it hasn't been horribly troublesome" Dec. 8, 2005:
12 Neutral Comments
"My name is Wava. I have always loved my name. People never know how to pronounce it. My Mother picked it out before I was born. But I was never able to find out how she found the name." Oct. 16, 2017:
"My dads moms name was wava so I was named after her. I always get thats a differnt name and its always said wrong ." Oct. 7, 2016:
"People often mispronounce it "wavuh", but the first syllable has a long a
It is my mother's first name, my middle name, and my niece is honored to have it as her first name. We have always loved the name Wava in our family because it is unique and pretty." Feb. 14, 2015:
"i am looking for the meaning and origin of Wava for a friend she can't find it anywhere" Jan. 1, 2015:
"I didn't like my name as a kid but in college it met Walt and Walt and Wava go so well together....i just wave my hand to explain how to say my name..it has always been a conversation starter....on facebook alot of Wavas are finding each other." May. 27, 2009:
"My Aunt's name is Waiva pronounced the same (Way-vah) but she is the only one until now that I knew with it. I am currently looking for the meaning... let me know if you happen to know - Thanks!" Jan. 29, 2009:
"wava is such a dorky name... my name is Labritius.. so exotic. rar kitty... wanna play??? see... exotic unlike Wava like hello Wava... u gunna wave???" Apr. 20, 2007:
"she is very...interesting. She also likes surfing and waving to people." Apr. 20, 2007:
"I love my name, it was given to me as rememberance of my grandmother. She was German. I don't know the meaning of it however. It is pronounced Way-Vah." Mar. 26, 2006:
"People rarely pronounce it correctly and most generally misspell it. I haven't met anyone named Wava but do know of a couple of others. I didn't like it as a child but it's fine now." Jan. 28, 2006:
"My name is Wava. I live in Alabama and I am looking for other women with my same name." Jan. 2, 2006:
"People never pronounce it right. And always spell it wrong. You say my name like Way-vah. I havent met anyone else with the same name as me. I was always made fun of in high school with this name!" Jul. 20, 2005:
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