Meaning and name origin
Eder \e-der\ as a boy's 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.
Eder is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#10510 out of 88799, Top 12%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Eder for boys. Eder has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).