What does Eder mean?
Eder /ed-er/ [2 sylls.] 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.
VariationsKreatif forms: Edereo, Ederra, Ederre. [more]
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 has not made it into the list so far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)