Origin: Armenian, Europe
3 famous people named Vaiva found on Wikipedia.
Used in: Lithuanian


Vaiva is a Lithuanian female given name of Baltic origin. It is a shortening of vaivorykštė (English rainbow). A rainbow was considered one of the manifestations of the Pagan destiny goddess Laima. Vaiva's father, according to Baltic mythology, is Perkūnas. The name was popularised by V.Krėvė-Mickevičius tale "Perkūnas, Vaiva ir Straublys" written in 1922.

Famous People: 3 found on Wikipedia.
Popularity Name Birth Year Description
1 Vaiva Mainelytė 1948
2 Vaiva Lesauskaitė 1959
3 Vaiva Radasta Vėbraitė 1954