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Meaning and Name Origin

Eden \e-den\ 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.


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

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Edna.

Eden has 24 more related variations via Edith: Dita, Eadie, Eadith, Eda, Ede, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edita, Editha, Edithe, Editta, Ediva, Edy, Edyta, Edyth, Edytha, Edythe, Eidith, Eidyth, Eidytha, Eyde, Eydie and Eydith.


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 (#4941 out of 88799, Top 6%). (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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eden name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Eden and corresponding names. Edith (#627 in 2014), Edythe, Edyth, Edna, Eda and Edie are the popular related forms of Eden (#151 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 and is now significantly less, with the forms Edythe, Edyth, Edna, Eda and Edith falling out of style. Eden (#151) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eda, Eden, Edie, Edith, Edna, Edyth, Edythe 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, Aiden, Ayden and Eadan. Other suggested similar baby names are Edana, Eddna, Edeena, Edina, Edma, Edme, Edmea, Edmee, Edwena, Edyna and Elen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eden.