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What does Evert mean?

Evert Pronunciation of Evert [evert] as a boys' name has its root in Scottish, and Evert means "brave, strong boar". Evert is an alternate spelling of Eberhard (Old German, Old English): version of Everett. Evert is also a form of Ewart (Scottish): transferred use of the Scottish surname.

Associated with: scottish, brave, strong.


Evert has 1 variant: Evart.

15 more related forms via Eberhard, Everett, Ewart: Averett, Averitt, Eber, Eberdt, Ebert, Evarts, Everard, Evered, Everet, Everette, Everitt, Evrard, Evreux, Eward and Ewert.

Creative forms:
(male) Elert, Ever, ..

(female) Ever, Everti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Evert Juancarlos (E.J.), ..

How popular is Evert?

Evert is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#12112 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Evert entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #572 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Eber, Ebert, Everet, Everett (#135 the previous year), Everette, Everitt and Ewart are the prominent related forms of Evert appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Evert was more pronounced 105 years ago (usage of 0.22%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.16%, 25.9% less), with forms such as Evert becoming less fashionable. Everett is the most chic birth name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Evert, Eber, Ebert, Everet, Everett in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Everette, Everitt, Ewart in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abert, Alvert, Bert, Covert, Ecbert (see Egbert), Edbert, Eder, Eero, Egbert, Eilert, Elbert, Elvern, Emeri, Emery, Even, Everest, Everly, Everton, Ezer, Geert and Obert. These names tend to be more frequently used than Evert.

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