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 (#702 out of 88799, 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 and has become much less since, with the forms Evert and Everette 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.