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What does Eboni mean?

Eboni Pronunciation of Eboni [eboni] as a girls' name. The name Eboni means "black wood". Eboni is an alternate spelling of Ebony (Latin, Greek, Egyptian).

Associated with: black, wood (tree).


Eboni has 9 variants: Ebboney, Ebbony, Ebonee, Eboney, Ebonie, Ebonney, Ebonni, Ebonny and Ebonyi.

3 more alternative forms via Ebony: Ebo, Ebone and Ebonique.

Creative forms:
(female) Eboan, Eboli, ..

(male) Eboana, Ebonio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eboni Joy (E.J.), ..

How popular is Eboni?

Eboni is a very popular first name for females (#1850 out of 4276, Top 43%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Eboni was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #738 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eboni name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Eboni appearing in the Top 2000 are Ebony, Ebonie, Ebonee and Ebone. Usage of these forms of Eboni was widespread among parents 35 years ago (average #1144), but now, the version Ebony has fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eboni, Ebone, Ebonee, Ebonie, Ebony in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Eboni is alike in pronunciation to Abena and Abina. Other suggested similar names are Aponi, Eionia, Eleni, Elon, Elona, Ethni, Evani, Evon, Evony, Joni, Kioni, Leoni, Loni, Noni, Roni, Teoni and Toni. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eboni.

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