Gender: Feminine
Origin: Lithuanian
Meaning: “evening; night.”

The name is derived from the Lithuanian word vakaras meaning “evening; night.” Its designated name-day is November 28 and the masculine form is Vakaris.



Gender: Feminine
Origin: Estonian
Meaning: “afterglow; sunset.”

The name is derived from the Estonian word describing “afterglow”, “sun set”  or “dusk.” The name has been used in Estonia for centuries and it is borne by Estonian poet, Eha Lattamae (b. 1922), as well as by former Miss Estonia and runway model, Eha Urbsalu.

A variation is Ehala (AY-huh-lah).

The designated name-day in Estonia is July 1st.