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Girl Names Ending with -er

Er ending baby names and what they mean, with 60 results. -er names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1980-1989 (ADOPTION OF 4.8%) and are now much less popular (ADOPTION 1.7%, 65.6%), with names like Easter falling out of fashion. The most fashionable baby names in this list are Harper (#9), Ember (#209), Juniper (#281), Parker (#162) and Winter (#390), while Zimmer (TOP 1%) and Barger (2%) are popular -er surnames. Here is the list of -er names for boys.

-er names

Abeer - Ember | Emer - Jennifer | Juniper - Wister

Abeer - Ember

Var. of Abir. Root fr. Arabic word. "Aroma, scent." Abeera is a slightly prominent birth name.


Form of Alexandra. Root fr. Greek element. "Man's defender." Common as surname, and Alexander (TOP 1%) is comparable to popular -der surnames Abinader (TOP 74%), Allender (8%). Also a boys' name.


.. Amber is the English name for .. Usage of Amber as a girls' name in 2018 was 13.9% less than the previous year. See also Amberli.


Of uncertain origin .. Adoption of Anner grew in the 1880s. See also Anwar.

Derivative of Arabic. "Full moon." Bader is not in the Top 2000.

Form of Rebecca. Root fr. Hebrew language. "To bind." Cross-gender use. Becker is not frequently adopted as a birth name.

Var. of Briar. Derived fr. English language. "Thorny bush of wild roses, brambles." Brimer (TOP 11%), Briery (91%) are conventional surnames. See also Brie.

Derived fr. French language. "Heather." Briber and Brierd are creative variations. See also Brie.

Form of Chandra. Source fr. Hindi, Sanskrit words. "Moon shining." Outside Top 2000.


From Middle English, Old French words. "Candle maker." Popular, with usage of 0.015% for Chandler as a girls' name in 2018, higher than 0.014% in 2017. Gender-neutral name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -er names: Alexander, Amber, Anner, Chandler, Cher

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -er names: Clover, Easter, Ember

Var. of Chantal. Derivative of Old French language. "Stone." Not that prominent as a baby name.

Cher and variants

Cher1, var. Sher
Source fr. French. "Dear." Sher is uncommon as a baby name among the forms of Cher.

Var. of Cherie. Root fr. French language. "Dear, darling." Adoption of Cher was well-received 5 decades ago. See also Cherri.

Var. of Cherry. From Middle English, Old French elements. "Cherry fruit." Cher is common (TOP 73%) as a women's name, and appears regularly (TOP 55%) as a surname. See also Cherye.


Derived fr. Old English word. Modern coinage from the name of .. Common, with usage of 0.011% for Clover as a girls' name in 2018, higher than 0.011% a year ago.

Form of Demetria. From Greek word. .. Greek mythology. Not in popularity charts.


Origin fr. English language. "Christian spring festival." Less widespread today. Easter was last listed in the 1950s in the Top 2000. See also Estera.

Var. of Helen. Based on Greek. "Sun ray." Not that popular as a children's name. See also Ellenor.

Var. of Eleanor. Root fr. Old French, Old German languages. "Other, foreign." Not that popular as a birth name.


From the word that has become .. Usage of Ember as a girls' name in 2018 was up a lot compared to the previous decade. See also Emer.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -er names for girls.

1. Abeer - Ember
Abir [Abeer], Alexandra [Alexander], Amber, Anner, Bader, Rebecca [Becker], Briar [Brier], Brier, Chandra [Chader], Chandler, Chantal [Chanter], Cher [Sher], Cherie [Cher], Cherry [Cher], Clover, Demetria [Demeter], Easter, Helen [Elliner], Eleanor [Elliner], Ember

Emer [Eimer], Esther [Ester, Eszter, Hester, Hesther], Asta [Hester, Esther], Flower, Gardner [Gardiner, Gardener], Gaynor [Gayner], Geneva [Genever], Guinevere [Jenifer, Janifer, Jennifer, Gweniver, Guinever, Gueniver, ..], Ginger [Jinger, Ginjer], Virginia [Jinjer, Ginger], Greer [Grier], Harminder [Harmander], Harper, Heather [Hether], Hesper, Hester [Ester, Hesther], Hunter, Ingrid [Inger], Inga [Inger], Jennifer [Jenyfer, Jennyfer, Jenniver, Jennefer, Jenniffer, Jenneffer, ..]

Juniper, Kimberly [Kimber], Mercer, Palma [Palmer], Parker, Pepper, Petra [Pier], Piper [Pyper], Rosa [Roser], September, Silver, Skyler [Schyler, Schuyler], Somers [Sommer], Spencer [Spenser], Summer [Somer], Taylor [Tayler], Tyler [Tyller], Walker [Wallker], Winter [Wynter], Wistar [Wister]

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