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What does Eber mean?

Eber Pronunciation of Eber [eber] as a boys' name. Eber means "brave, strong boar". Eber is a version of Eberhard (Old German, Old English): variation of Everett. Eber is also a variation of Eibhear (Scottish, Irish).

Associated with: brave, strong.


Eber has 1 variant: Eibhir.

6 more relations via Eberhard, Eibhear: Ebbe, Eberado, Eberdt, Ebert, Evert and Heber.

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

(female) Ebel, Ebep, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eber Chance (E.C.), ..

How popular is Eber?

Eber is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#23739 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Eber entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #841 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Heber, Evert, Ebert and Ebbe are the prominent variation forms of Eber. Other forms, like Eberado, are uncommon. These forms of Eber reached the apex of their popularity 135 years ago (usage of 0.02%), but now, the version Evert has become somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eber, Ebert, Evert, Heber in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Eber is pronounced similarly to Abeer, Abir and Weber. Other recommended names are Abner, Acer, Amer, Dyer, Eb, Eban, Ebby, Eben, Eberle, Ebner, Ecbert (see Egbert), Edbert, Edel, Eden, Eder, Eero, Egbert, Egor, Einer, Eizer, Elber, Elbert, Elder, Elex, Elger, Elmer, Emeer, Emeri, Emery, Emir, Emyr, Ender, Enea, Erek, Erez, Esbern, Euen, Even, Ewen, Ewert, Ezar, Ezer, Faber, Gaer, Ger, Iver, Keer, Ker, Myer, Ner, Omer, Peer, Per, Saber, Taber, Umber and Umer. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eber.

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