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 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
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.See names in meaning and etymology.