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Eden (girl)

What does Eden mean?

Eden Pronunciation of Eden [eden] as a girls' name 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.

Associated with: pleasure (joy), biblical.


Eden has 5 variants: Eaden, Eadin, Edenia, Edin and Edyn.

Related girl name: Edna.

13 more relations via Edith: Eadie, Eda, Ede, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edita, Ediva, Edy, Edyta, Edyth, Eyde and Eydie.

Creative forms:
(female) Edene, Een, ..

(male) Edea, Eding, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eden Raylee (E.R.), ..

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)

Eden was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #151 in the U.S. in 2014, and is at #156 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Edith (#526 in 2015), Edie (#1802), Edyth, Edna and Eda are the popular related forms of Eden (#156 in 2015) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Eden was common in the 1900s (usage of 1.75%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.17%, down 90.2%), with forms such as Edna going out of style. Edith has generally been popular among parents, though Eden is now higher in the list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eden, Eda, Edie, Edith, Edna, Edyth in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eden, Edith outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eden is alike in pronunciation to Adan, Adeen, Aden, Adene, Adin, Adine, Aidan, Aiden, Audan, Audene, Ayden, Aydenn, Eadan, Edwine, Eiddwen and Idone. Other suggested similar names are Arden, Aren, Aven, Bren, Edana, Edda, Eddi, Eddna, Eddy, Edeena, Edina, Edlin, Edlyn, Edma, Edme, Edmea, Edmee, Edra, Edwena, Edyna, Eena, Eiren, Elan, Eleen, Elen, Elena, Elene, Eleni, Elin, Ellen, Elon, Elyn, Eman, Emer, Ened, Erena, Erene, Erin, Eryn, Etel, Evan, Eve, Evey, Evon, Glen, Gwen, Iren, Jaden, Jen, Pen, Ryen and Wren. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eden.

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