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.Creative forms:
(female) Edene, Een, ..
(male) Edea, Edenea, .. 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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.