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Information on Ava

Information on Ava includes the fact that it means "Birdlike." This eMedTV resource offers additional information on the name Ava.

Ava is also a boy name. Click here for information on the boy name Ava.

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Meanings and Variations

Ava is from Latin meaning Birdlike.
See Also: Avis
Ava is associated with these categories: Place, and Popular
Famous people named Ava
Ava Lord, Comic Book Character: A character in Frank Miller's Sin City universe, she is the title character in the graphic novel A Dame to Kill For.
Ava, Poet: Also known as Frau Ava or Ava of Melk, she is the first named female writer in any genre in the German language.
Ava Lavinia Gardner, Actress: Known for her beauty, acting talent and off-screen romances, Ava was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo (1953). She received BAFTA Award nominations for Bhowani Junction (1956), On the Beach (1959) and The Night of the Iguana (1964). Ava was married to Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw, and Frank Sinatra. She dated Howard Huges on and off in the 1940's and 1950's. She died from pneumonia in 1990.
Famous Children Named Ava
Given name: Ava
Father: Larry Mullen, Musician
Mother: Ann Acheson
Given name: Ava Eliot
Father: Hugh Jackman, Actor
Mother: Deborra-Lee Furness, Actress
Given name: Ava Elizabeth
Father: Richie Sambora, Musician
Mother: Heather Locklear, Actress
Given name: Ava Elizabeth
Father: Ryan Phillippe, Actor
Mother: Reese Witherspoon, Actress
Given name: Ava
Father: Kevin Dillon, Actor
Mother: Jane Stuart, Model, Actress

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