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What does Ettore mean?

Ettore Pronunciation of Ettore [et-tore] as a boys' name is of Italian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Ettore is "to restrain". Variant of Hector. Designer Ettore Sottsass.

Associated with: greek.


1 different relation via Hector: Ector.

Creative forms:
(male) Eltore, Estore, ..

(female) Ettora, Ettori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ettore Kyron (E.K.), ..

How popular is Ettore?

Ettore is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#76208 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ettore entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1841 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ettore name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only other popular alternative form of Ettore ranked in the Top 2000 is Hector (#303 from current records). These forms of Ettore reached the top of their popularity a decade ago (average #1083) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1151, 49.3%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ettore, Hector in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ettore and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dore, Eaton, Eatton, Egor, Eldor, Elford, Elmore, Elroye, Elton, Emmory, Emory, Ercole, Eston, Eton, Eyton, Gore, Honore, Moore, More, Nestore, Ottone, Petre, Tore and Witmore. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ettore.