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What does Ebonyi mean?

Ebonyi Pronunciation of Ebonyi [ebonyi] as a name for girls means "black wood". Ebonyi is an alternate form of Ebony (Latin, Greek, Egyptian).

Associated with: black, wood (tree).


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

2 more different relations via Ebony: Ebo and Ebone.

Creative forms:
(female) Ernyi, Eronyi, ..

(male) Eboefi, Ebowyn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ebonyi Althea (E.A.), ..

How popular is Ebonyi?

Ebonyi is an unusual given name for females. Ebonyi is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Ebonyi (outside Top 2000) are Ebony, Ebonie, Eboni, Ebonee and Ebone. These forms of Ebonyi reached the height of their popularity 35 years ago (median #1144). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Eionia, Eleni, Elenyi, Elody, Elon, Elona, Elonna, Ennya, Enya, Enyd, Ethni, Evani, Evon, Evonna, Evonne and Evony. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ebonyi.

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