Meaning and name origin
Everett \e-vere-tt, ev(e)-rett\ as a boy's 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 information, see also the related boy name Everest.
Everett is a very popular first name for males (#261 out of 1220, Top 21%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#702 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Everett for boys. Everett reached its highest rank of #86 in the U.S. in 1900-1909 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Everett and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Everett (#167), Evert and Everette. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Everett▲ is also pronounced similarly to Averet. This name tends to be less commonly used than Everett.