What does Everett mean?
Everett \e-vere-tt, ev(e)-rett\ as a boys' name is pronounced EV-er-et. It is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Everett is "brave, strong boar". Surname derived from Everard, used as a given name in the 19th century. Senator Everett Dirksen; actor Rupert Everett.
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Everest.
Everett is a very prominent first name for men (#261 out of 1220, Top 21%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#816 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Everett for boys. Everett reached its top rank of #86 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, and is presently at #167. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Evert, Everette and Ebbe are the popular varying forms of Everett (#167 last year) ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its apex during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.4248%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2083%, down 51%), with the forms Everette and Evert becoming less in vogue. Everett (#167) is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation, with this name enjoying a revival in usage. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Everett and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Everett is pronounced similarly to Averet. This name tends to be less commonly used than Everett.