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Ebbe (girl)

What does Ebbe mean?

Ebbe Pronunciation of Ebbe [ebbe] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Ebbe) has the meaning "brave, strong boar". Ebbe is a version of Ebba (Old German, Old English): feminine of Eberhard.

Associated with: brave, strong.


Creative forms:
(female) Ebber, Embe, ..

(male) Ebbeke, Ebbemi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ebbe Leah (E.L.), ..

How popular is Ebbe?

Ebbe is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#104257 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ebba is the only popular related form of Ebbe (unlisted). This relation of Ebbe was favored as a baby name in the 1890s (adoption of 0.01%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ebba in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ebba outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ebbe is pronounced similarly to Abbe, Eubh and Ib. Other suggested similar names are Babe, Bebe, Bobbe, Eba, Ebo, Ebone, Ede, Edee, Edie, Edme, Eike, Eire, Elba, Elbe, Elke, Elle, Else, Ember, Emme, Esme, Eve, Evie, Eyde, Febe, Gabbe (see Gabrielle), Hebe and Tobe. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ebbe.

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