What does Eden mean?
Eden /eden/ as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Eden) is pronounced EED'n. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eden is "place of pleasure". Also sometimes used as a pet form of Edith. Biblical: the name of God's garden paradise for Adam and Eve.
Related girl name: Edna.more]
How popular is Eden?
Eden is a very popular first name for females (#1878 out of 4276, Top 44%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#4597 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Eden for girls. Eden was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #151 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Edith (#627 in 2014), Edyth, Edna, Edie and Eda are the popular related forms of Eden (#151 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these relations of Eden was common during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.488%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.204%, down 58.2%), with the forms Eda, Edna, Edyth and Edith becoming less in vogue. Edith has generally been popular among parents, though Eden is now higher in the list. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Eden and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Eden▲ is alike in pronunciation to Adan, Adeen, Aden, Adene, Adin, Adine, Aidan, Aiden, Audan, Audene, Ayden, Aydenn, Eadan, Eadaoin, Edwine, Edwynne, Eiddwen and Idone. Other suggested similar baby names are Edana, Eddna, Eddnah, Edeena, Edina, Edma, Edme, Edmea, Edmee, Ednah, Edweena, Edwena, Edwiena, Edwina▼, Edwyna, Edyna, Eitna, Elen, Etain, Etana, Ethna, Ethni and Etna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eden.