Origin of the name HAWA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name HAWA.
Arabic name derived from the vocabulary word hawa, meaning
"air; desire; inclination." In Java, it is a form of Eve.
Compare with Latin and Gothic Heva.
Hawa, arabic, breath, air;
affection, desire, lust; inclination, will, wish. Hawa, C. 791 any
feminine act of amourous pastime, or tending to excite amourous
sensations; coquetry, blandishment, dalliance. (hawan, amor;
affectus, cupiditates; hawâon, aer.) Hawa, arabic, is the name by which, in
Java, Eve, the first woman, is known. (A Dictionary of the Sunda
Language of Java, Rigg, 1862)