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Nevaeh is a newer name, it is “Heaven” spelled backwards. It was rarely ever given until Sonny Sandoval of P.O.D (a rock group) gave his daughter the name in 2000. Following a feature on “MTV Cribs” in the fall of 2000, Sandoval's unique name for his daughter gained enormous popularity and by 2001 it had jumped into the top 1000 most popular baby girl names debuting at the 266th ranking. Keep reading to find out more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Nevaeh:

American: Heaven, child from heaven

Origin of the name Nevaeh:

American. The name Nevaeh is literally “Heaven” spelled backwards.

Symbolism of the name Nevaeh:

Nevaeh symbolizes uniqueness as well as being “heaven sent” which is how the name came to be as it is “Heaven” spelled backwards.

Style of the name Nevaeh:


Gender of the name Nevaeh:

Nevaeh is typically given as a baby girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Nevaeh:

neh-VAY-ə, neh-VAY

Syllables in the name Nevaeh:

Two or three depending on how it is interpreted.

Emotion evoked from the name Nevaeh:

The name Nevaeh evokes a feeling of being cherished, loved, and blessed.

Alternative spellings for the name Nevaeh:


Nicknames for the name Nevaeh:

Nev, Nevy

Popularity of the name Nevaeh:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Nevaeh was ranked the 83rd the most popular girl name in 2020. It has been in the top 100 names since 2005, peaking in 2010 at number 25.

Related names for the name Nevaeh:

Neva, Neve, Angel, Zoe

Great middle names for Nevaeh and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Nevaeh:

  • Nevaeh Sandoval (daughter of musician Sonny Sandoval)

Nevaeh in movies/pop culture:

  • Nevaehname taken by contestant Heather Crawford on TV's “Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School”)
  • “Nevaeh Ni Ecalp A” (a song from Prince)
  • Nevaeh (album by American experimental rock band “Design the Skyline”)
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