What does Ebba mean?
Ebba \e(b)-ba\ as a girls' name is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Ebba is "brave, strong boar". Feminine of Eberhard. Also possibly means "fortress of riches". There was a seventh-century saint in northern England named Edburga, which was probably contracted to Ebba.
Ebba▼ has 1 variant: Ebbe.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Eve.
Ebba is an unusual given name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#124872 out of 150436, Top 83%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Ebba for girls. Ebba was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #722 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
The only other popular varying form of Ebba appearing in the Top 1000 is Eve (#460 last year). Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.382%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.27%, down 29.3%), with the form Ebba becoming less fashionable. Eve (#460) is the most trendy baby name in this compilation, and there is also a rekindling in baby name popularity for this name. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Ebba and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ebba▼ is alike in pronunciation to Abba, Abbi, Abby, Abia, Eba, Ebo, Eubha and Oba. Other suggested similar baby names are Eeva, Efa, Efua, Elba▼, Eubh, Eva and Evia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ebba.