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What does Edom mean?

Edom Pronunciation of Edom [edom] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Edom is "red". Biblical: byname of Esau. In Scotland, the name is used as a variant of Adam.

Associated with: red, biblical, scotland.

Variations

16 different relations via Adam: Ad, Adamo, Adams, Adan, Adao, Addam, Addem, Addy, Ade, Adem, Adham, Adim, Adnon, Adnot, Adom and Atim.

Creative forms:
(male) Elom, Erom, ..

(female) Edea, Edemi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edom Kayleb (E.K.), ..

How popular is Edom?

Edom is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#130443 out of 150436, Top 87%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Adam (#73 a year ago), Adan (#395), Esau, Adams and Ad are the prominent related forms of Edom (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Adnon, are seldom used. These forms of Edom reached the apex of their popularity 4 decades ago (average #1283) and have become much less widespread since (#1293, 70% less usage), with the form Adam becoming somewhat outmoded. Adam is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Adan has gained in usage. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ad, Adam, Adams, Adan, Esau in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adam outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dom, Ed, Edan, Edd, Eddy, Edel, Eden, Eder, Edik, Edin, Edmon, Edon, Edson, Edun, Edyn, Egon, Egor, Eion, Ekon, Elam, Eldon, Eldor, Elof, Eloi, Elon, Elov, Eloy, Em, Enok, Enos, Eon, Erol, Eron, Eros, Eton, Evo, Teom, Thom and Tom. These names tend to be more frequently used than Edom.

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