Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Eve f. A derivative of Hebrew חַוָּה 'to live, to give life'.

The name of the first woman in the Bible. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Eue.

In Ireland, the name is sometimes used to anglicize or Latinize Aoife.

Czech Republic
Latin
1349 Ewa (nom) chlumecky 80, Ewe (dat) ibid. 83; 1350 Eue (dat) ibid. 180; 1353 Ewe (dat) ibid. 138; 1356 Ewa (nom) ibid. 139, Ewe (dat) ibid. 119; 1358 Ewe (dat) ibid. 212, p. 30
1356 Ewka (nom) chlumecky 154
England
Latin
1189 Eva (nom) GASurv p. 127, Eve (gen) ibid. p. 119; 1222 Eue (gen) StPaulDom p. 7; 1256 Eva (nom) EARNb p. 4, Evam (acc) ibid. p. 6, Evæ (gen) ibid. p. 6; 1340xc1450 Eua (nom) CovGuild-1 p. 6, Eva (nom) ibid. p. 6; 1377 Eva (nom) FenPT-2 p. 5; 1381 Eva (nom) ibid. p. 11
1381 Evita (nom) FenPT-2 p. 6, Evitta (nom) ibid. p. 8
Early Modern English
1598 Eve BUmar-vol1 p. 27
France
Latin
c823 Eva (nom) irminon-vol2 37, Wan; 1180 Eve (gen) RotScaNor p. 4; 1301 Eva (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 202; 1378 Eva (abl) hanquetvol1 2485
Old French
1133 Eve (obl) tailliar no. 1; 1301 Eve (obl) MemPic-vol17 p. 290
Middle French
1561 Eve RegPCC-1 p. 2; 1563 Eve ibid. p. 35; 1564 Eve ibid. p. 50; 1565 Eve ibid. p. 116; 1566 Eve ibid. p. 222; 1567 Eve ibid. p. 293; 1568 Eve ibid. p. 363
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Eva (nom) BBC-Berg 121
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Eve". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Eve.