Neva


March Snow (1904) by Igor Grabar

Gender: Feminine

Origin: Latin; Old English; French

Meaning: “Snow, new, juniper tree.”

Pronunciation: (NEE-vah)

Nicknames: Neve

Detail: Neva is derived from the Latin word neve meaning “snow”.

A different derivation of Neva is from the Old English word neowe which means “new”

Another origin of Neva is from the Old French Geneva meaning “juniper tree”

Cord


Friends by John George Brown

Gender: Masculine

Origin: German

Meaning: “Brave counsel.”

Detail: Cord is the contracted form of Conrad. Derived from the Germanic elements kuoni “brave” and rad “counsel”.