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Boy Names Ending with -eb

Eb ending baby names and what they mean, with 19 results. -eb names are used more often as masculine names. Usage of these boy names was at its apex in the year 2002 (USAGE OF 0.8%) and is somewhat lower today (USAGE 0.5%, DOWN 30%). Caleb (#44) is the most trendy baby name here, while Kreb (TOP 81%) and Leb (71%) are familiar -eb last names.

-eb names

Caleb - Zeb

Caleb and variants

Caleb1, var. Kayleb1, Kaleb1, Cayleb
Derived fr. Hebrew word. "Faith, devotion, whole hearted." Caeleb is also a slightly favored baby name.

Var. of Abner. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Father of light." Erb and Es are creative forms. See also Ep.

Form of Ebenezer. Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Stone of help." Not Top 2000 name. See also Ebbe.


Source fr. German. "God-love." Not in popularity charts.

Var. of Habib. From Arabic word. "Loved one." Not in Top 2000. See also Tabeeb.

Jacob and variants

Jeb1, Jakeb
Var. of Jacob. Root fr. Hebrew element. "He who supplants." Outside Top 2000.

Origin fr. Hebrew. "He will struggle." Outside Top 2000. See also Jarek.


Nickname of dashing Confederate general James .. Less used today. Jeb was last found in 2004 in the Top 2000.

Kaleb and variants

Kaleb2, var. Kayleb2, Caleb2
Root fr. Hebrew language. "Dog; tenacious and aggressive." Popular, and Kaleb, Caleb (22%), Kayleb are similar to common last names Taleb (TOP 45%), Kreb (81%), which also end with -eb.

Based on German. "Lion." Compare surnames Loen (UPPER 50%), Loebe (85%). See also Lev.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -eb names: Caleb, Cayleb, Gottlieb, Jakeb, Jeb

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -eb names: Kaleb, Kayleb, Zeb

Najeeb, Nageeb
Forms of Najib. From Arabic language. "Distinguished, noble." Outside Top 2000.

Var. of Sebastian. Root fr. Greek language. "Revered." Not in popularity charts. See also Jeb.

Form of Tabib. From Turkish. "Doctor." Tabeeb was not a Top birth name in 2016. See also Taleeb.

Form of Talib. Derivative of Arabic language. "Knowledge-seeker." Not in Top 2000. See also Tabeeb.

Var. of Wahib. Stems fr. Arabic language. "Giver, donor." Waheeb is a rare men's name. See also Weeb.

Form of Webb. Stems fr. Old English. "Weaver." Web is not a Top 2000 name.

Weeb, Web2
Var. of Webster. Stems fr. Old English. "Weaver." Not Top 2000 names.


Var. of Zebediah. Root fr. Hebrew language. "Gift of Jehovah." Zeb is a sparsely used masculine name, occurring often (UPPER 71%) as a surname. See also Ziv.

Form of Zebulon. Based on Hebrew element. "Dwelling of honor." Used somewhat frequently as a birth name, Zeb is comparable to the conventional Zev. See also Jeb.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -eb names for boys.

1. Caleb - Zeb
Caleb [Kaleb, Kayleb, Cayleb], Abner [Eb], Ebenezer [Eb], Gottlieb, Habib [Habeeb], Jacob [Jeb, Jakeb], Jareb, Jeb, Kaleb [Caleb, Kayleb], Loeb, Najib [Najeeb, Nageeb], Sebastian [Seb], Tabib [Tabeeb], Talib [Taleeb], Wahib [Waheeb], Webb [Web], Webster [Web, Weeb], Zebediah [Zeb], Zebulon [Zeb]

Usage comparison for -eb names