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What does Everest mean?

Everest Pronunciation of Everest as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Probably related to Everett. Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, was named for a 19th-century surveyor of India, Sir George Everest. Fashion designer Timothy Everest.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, 19th century


RELATIONS VIA EVERETT Averett, Averitt, Everard, Evered, Everet, Everette, Everitt, Evert



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How popular is Everest?

Everest is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#29296 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Everest entered the list in 2014 and reached its highest position of #1266 in the U.S. in the year 2016. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Everest (#1266 FROM RECENT DATA) are Everett (#114), Everet, Everette, Everitt and Evert. Other forms, like Averitt, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Everest reached its highest during 1910-1919 (MEDIAN #1208) and is almost as widespread today (#1563, DOWN 10%), but with forms such as Evert falling out of fashion. Everett is the most fashionable birth name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Everest, Everet, Everett, Everette, Everitt, Evert in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Everest is alike in pronunciation to Evariste. Other recommended sound-alike names are Averet, Averett, Earnest, Eberdt (see Eberhard), Ebert, Emerey, Emerus, Ernest, Ernst, Evaristo, Evart, Evarts, Eveneser, Everado, Everald, Everard, Evered, Everet, Everette, Everhart, Everild, Everitt, Everley, Everlie, Everly, Evert, Everton, Evreux, Ewert, Forest and Forrest. These names tend to be more commonly used than Everest.