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What does Ewell mean?

Ewell Pronunciation of Ewell [ewell] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the name Ewell means "law-powerful; winter solstice". Ewell is a variant form of Ewald (Old German, Old English): from eo wald. Ewell is also a derivative of Yule (Old English).

Associated with: old english, law (just), powerful.


Ewell has 1 variant: Euell.

1 more relation via Ewald, Yule: Evald.

Creative forms:
(male) Eweel, Ewel, ..

(female) Eweeli, Eweli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ewell Charley (E.C.), ..

How popular is Ewell?

Ewell is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#6700 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ewell reached its apex rank of #828 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Ewell ranked in the Top 2000 are Ewald and Euell. Adoption of these forms of Ewell reached its apex during the years 1910-1919.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ewell, Euell, Ewald in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ewell and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ewell is pronounced similarly to Ull, Will, Yael and Yoel. Other recommended names are Abell, Anwell, Atwell, Axell, Bell, Buell, Dell, Edel, Elwell, Elwill, Ewen, Ewert, Gaell, Howell, Joell, Kell, Lowell, Lyell, Newell, Nowell, Odell, Oswell, Pell, Powell, Rowell, Sewell and Udell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ewell.

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