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101 Beautiful Middle Names For Ava

So you finally have the perfect first name all picked out: Ava. But you are really struggling to find that perfect middle name.

We have put together some of our favorite middle names that fit perfectly with Ava. But before we get to those let’s take a look at what the name Ava means and its history.

What Does The Name Ava Mean

Ava has origins in Latin and Hebrew and is believed to date back to medieval times with Germanic origins. Its Latin and Hebrew roots give it the meaning ‘life.’

The Oxford Dictionary of First Names states that it’s a new name and is presumed to be a variant of Eva. But it is also believed to be a variant of Eve. Ava is currently the third most popular girl’s name.

This sudden rise in popularity is due in some part to the fact that high profile stars such as Reese Witherspoon and Hugh Jackman chose Ava for their daughters.

Middle Names For Ava

  1. Ava Alexandra
  2. Ava Beatrice
  3. Ava Beverly
  4. Ava Blythe
  5. Ava Brooke
  6. Ava Catherine
  7. Ava Charlotte
  8. Ava Christine
  9. Ava Christina
  10. Ava Clarice
  11. Ava Clementine
  12. Ava Colette
  13. Ava Constance
  14. Ava Coralie
  15. Ava Cordelia
  16. Ave Corrine
  17. Ava Danielle
  18. Ava Dorothy
  19. Ava Eleanor
  20. Ava Elizabeth
  21. Ava Emmeline
  22. Ava Faith
  23. Ava Felicity
  24. Ava Frances
  25. Ava  Georgina
  26. Ava Genevieve
  27. Ava Gillian
  28. Ava Grace
  29. Ava Gwendolyn
  30. Ava Guinevere
  31. Ava Helena
  32. Ava Hermione
  33. Ava Hope
  34. Ava Jade
  35. Ava Jane
  36. Ava Jemima
  37. Ava Jocelyn
  38. Ava Joline
  39. Ava Jean
  40. Ava Josephine
  41. Ava Joy
  42. Ava Juliet
  43. Ava Lavinia
  44. Ava Leigh
  45. Ava Lillian
  46. Ava Lorelei
  47. Ava Louise
  48. Ava Lucinda
  49. Ava Lucia
  50. Ava Lucy
  51. Ava Madeline
  52. Ava Mallory
  53. Ava Magdalen
  54. Ava Magnolia
  55. Ava Margaret
  56. Ava Maria
  57. Ava Marie
  58. Ava Marrianne
  59. Ava Maude
  60. Ava Meredith
  61. Ava Mercy
  62. Ava Meryl
  63. Ava Muriel
  64. Ava Naomi
  65. Ava Nicole
  66. Ava Ophelia
  67. Ava Paloma
  68. Ava Pearl
  69. Ava Penelope
  70. Ava Primrose
  71. Ava Raeanne
  72. Ava Rebecca
  73. Ava Renae
  74. Ava Rosalie
  75. Ava Rose
  76. Ava Rosemaria
  77. Ava Rosette
  78. Ava Rosamund
  79. Ava Roxanne
  80. Ava Ruby
  81. Ava Sapphira
  82. Ava Serena
  83. Ava Scarlett
  84. Ava Scout
  85. Ava Sienna
  86. Ava Simone
  87. Ava Sophia
  88. Ava Stephanie
  89. Ava Suzanna
  90. Ava Tamara
  91. Ava Tamsin
  92. Ava Theresa
  93. Ava Victoria
  94. Ava Violet
  95. Ava Willow
  96. Ava Whitney
  97. Ava Wren
  98. Ava Wynne
  99. Ava Xanthe
  100. Ava Zoe
  101. Ava Zuly

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Finding The Right Middle Name

For many parents, finding that perfect middle name is just as important as finding the first name.

While other parents allow themselves to have a little more fun when choosing as they feel, the middle name is slightly less important as it is not a name that your child will use every day.

But with that said do not let the wrong middle name take away from all your hard work of finding the perfect first name.

If you really fancy a challenge then you could go for two middle names. In the US you are only legally required to have a first name and a surname on your birth certificate. Anything after that is simply down to personal choice.

Where To Look For Inspiration

As it’s been said most people do not use their middle name on a daily basis so you can take a step away from the more traditional names and opt for something that is a little more weird and wacky. 

Here are a few ideas of where to look to for some inspiration for a middle name if you are running out of ideas.

Family Tradition

The most common place to start is with your own family. Many families have a tradition of passing down a middle name from one generation to another or choosing a middle name that begins with a certain letter.

While you may decide on a middle name to honor a relative. This could be a grandparent, uncle, or maiden name.

Take a good look into your family history and you are sure to find a name that is both perfect for your child and connects them to their family past even before they are old enough to understand the connection.

Two Is Better Than One

Maybe you and your partner had a first name choice that was pipped at the post for a variety of reasons.

The middle name may be a way to use that second place first name in your baby’s full name as their middle name. As most first names also make great middle names there is nothing to worry about.

Memories Or Place Names

Celebrities aren’t the only people who can use place names for their children’s names. They’re actually very trendy at the moment.

So if you and your partner have a special place that holds some fond memories or a favorite destination, go for it.

What To Be Careful Of When Choosing That Perfect Middle Name

Middle names are an opportunity to be a little wilder and daring with your children’s names. After all, it is not the name that they will be using every day.

This is why you will often find people with some weird and wonderful middle names that their parents just couldn’t justify as a first name. But there are a few things that you need to consider when choosing that perfect middle name:

Potential For An Unfortunate Nickname

You need to put yourself into the mind of a child and think as they do. If you can think up some cruel and not nice names to tease your child then you bet that any child in the playground can too.

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Remember that your children’s initials will often be written down on display so you need to ensure that they do not spell out any unfortunate words.

With Ava as a first name, there is always the chance that their initials could potentially spell out some less than desirable things. 

Flow Of The Entire Name

When you have decided on that perfect first name, along with the perfect middle name and of course you already know the surname, you need to check that it all flows together and is not too clunky when you say it out loud.

If you have any doubts, get a second opinion from family and friends and say the full name in the conversation.

If the name sounds clunky or you are tripping over your words, there is a pretty good chance that it is not the right combination of names.

Different Ways To Spell Ava

As Ava is a derivative of other names it is easy to understand why there are a few different ways to spell it. 

  1. Avva
  2. Avah
  3. Aivah
  4. Ahva
  5. Ayva

Cute Sibling Names That Go With Ava

If you have more than one child finding a name that goes well together is another important factor that you may need to consider.

Remember that you will probably say your little one’s names a million times together so it is important that they flow well. Here are a few suggestions for sibling names that work well together.

  1. Ava and Felix
  2. Ava and Toby
  3. Ava and Ariston
  4. Ava and Caleb
  5. Ava and Micah
  6. Ava and Chloe
  7. Ava and Elise
  8. Ava and Gabriella
  9. Ava and Lucy
  10. Ava and Phoebe

The Final Thought

There are 101 options for middle names that go perfectly with Ava listed above. Take a look through them and see if anything takes your fancy. Now is the time to pick that perfect middle name that flows beautifully with Ava.