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What does Eberhard mean?

Eberhard Pronunciation of Eberhard [eber-hard] as a boys' name is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Eberhard is "brave, strong boar". Variant of Everett. Compare Averil. Pencil magnate Eberhard Faber.

Associated with: old english, brave, strong.


Eberhard has 11 variants: Ebbe, Eber, Eberado, Eberdt, Eberhardt, Ebert, Everard, Everhardt, Evert, Evrard and Evreux.

1 feminine form: Ebba.

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Middle name pairings:
Eberhard Devyn (E.D.), ..

How popular is Eberhard?

Eberhard is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#12793 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Everett (#135 in 2015), Evert, Ebert, Eber and Ebbe are the prominent alternative forms of Eberhard (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Eberhard were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (median #1361) and are almost as popular today (#1627, 20% less usage), but with the version Evert going out of style. Everett is the most chic baby name in this compilation. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abelard, Aberham, Adelhard, Bernard, Bernhard, Derward, Eadbhard, Eberardo, Eckhard, Eginhard, Einhard, Ekkehard (see Eckhard), Erhard, Erhardt, Erhart, Everald, Everardo, Everhart, Everhild, Gerard, Gerhard, Gerhardt, Gerhart, Gerrard, Jerard, Jerrard, Raechard (see Richard), Shephard, Sherard, Sherrard and Vernard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eberhard.

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