What does Eder mean?
Eder /ed-er/ as a boys' name is pronounced EE-der. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eder is "flock". Biblical: the tower of Eder near Hebron was built as a watchtower for the protection of shepherds' flocks. The name became a symbol of God's watchfulness over his people.
(male) Edre, Eler, ..
(female) Ederi, Edri, ..
How popular is Eder?
Eder is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#7973 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Eder for boys. Eder entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #1261 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is at #1428 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Eder is pronounced similarly to Adair, Adar and Adare. Other recommended names are Acer, Adler, Amer, Ander, Dyer, Eaden, Eadger, Eben, Eber, Ebert, Ed▼, Edan, Edbert, Edd▼, Eddy, Edel, Eden▲, Ederic, Edgar▼, Edin, Edmar, Edom, Edon, Edred, Edsel▼, Edun, Edyn, Eero, Egor, Eiden, Einer, Eizer, Elber, Elden▼, Elder, Eldor, Elex, Elger, Elmer▼, Emeer, Emeri, Emery, Emyr, Ender, Enea, Erek, Erez, Eudel, Euen, Even, Ewen, Ewert, Ezer, Gaer, Ger, Heder, Hyder, Iver, Jader, Keder, Keer, Ker, Myer, Nader, Ner, Omer▼, Peder, Peer, Per, Rider, Ryder▲ and Umer. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eder.