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Eben

What does Eben mean?

Eben Pronunciation of Eben [eben] as a boys' name is pronounced EBB-an, EE-ben. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eben is "stone, rock". Also used as nickname for Ebenezer. Israeli statesman Abba Eban.

Variations

Eben has 2 variants: Eban and Ebbie.

2 more alternative forms via Ebenezer: Eb and Ebenzer.

Creative forms:
(male) Ebana, Ebel, ..

(female) Ebena, Ebeni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eben Brennen (E.B.), ..

How popular is Eben?

Eben is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#48567 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Eben reached its top rank of #716 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is currently at #1946. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Ebbie and Ebenezer are the popular related forms of Eben (#1946 via latest list) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Eben were popular with parents 135 years ago (average #1141) and have become significantly less conventional since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eben, Ebbie, Ebenezer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eben and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eben is alike in pronunciation to Auban, Auben and Aubin. Other suggested similar names are Aden, Alben, Alen, Aren, Asen, Ben, Bren, Deen, Den, Eaden, Eagen, Ean, Eann, Ebby, Eber, Ebert, Ebner, Edan, Edel, Eden, Eder, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edyn, Efren, Egan, Egon, Eiden, Eion, Ekon, Elex, Elon, Elven, Eman, Emlen, Eon, Eran, Erek, Erez, Erin, Ern, Eron, Esbern, Etan, Ethen, Eton, Euan, Euen, Eugen, Evan, Even, Evin, Evyn, Ewan, Ewen, Ewin, Ezer, Glen, Iven, Joben, Keen, Ken, Len, Olen, Oren, Ren, Rien, Ruben, Ryen, Sten and Sven. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eben.

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