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What does Ebner mean?

Ebner Pronunciation of Ebner [ebn-er] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and Ebner means "father of light". Ebner is an alternate spelling of Abner (Hebrew).

Associated with: light (bright).


Ebner has 2 variants: Abnar and Abnor.

7 more different relations via Abner: Abbey, Abe, Abna, Avner, Eb, Ebbie and Ebby.

Creative forms:
(male) Ebnar, Ebnel, ..

(female) Ebned, Ebnel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ebner Mikael (E.M.), ..

How popular is Ebner?

Ebner is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#8617 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Ebner (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Abner (#1018 the previous year), Abe (#1841) and Ebbie. These relations of Ebner were popular as baby names in the 1880s (adoption of 0.07%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.01%, 78%), with the version Abe going out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abe, Abner, Ebbie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abeer, Ebbe, Eben, Ebenzer, Eber, Ebert, Eder, Einar, Einer, Eizer, Ejnar, Elber, Elder, Elger, Elmer, Emeer, Ender, Enea, Enne, Ennes, Ezer and Miner. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ebner.

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