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Eden (girl)

What does Eden mean?

Eden Pronunciation of Eden as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Eden) is pronounced EED'n. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eden is "place of pleasure". Also sometimes used as a pet form of Edith. Biblical: the name of God's garden paradise for Adam and Eve.


ASSOCIATED WITH pleasure (joy), biblical


VARIANTS Eaden, Eadin, Edenia, Edin, Edyn


RELATIONS VIA EDITH Eadie, Eda, Ede, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edita, Ediva, Edy, Edyta, Edyth, Eyde, Eydie



Eden Abril (E.A.), ..

How popular is Eden?

Eden is a very popular first name for females (#1878 out of 4276, Top 44%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#4597 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Eden was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #139 in the U.S. in 2017, and is at #146 presently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Edith (#518 IN 2018), Edie (#1635), Edna (#1737), Eda and Edyth are the popular related forms of Eden (#146) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Eden was common in the 1890s (USAGE OF 1.9%) and is now significantly diminished (USAGE 0.16%, DOWN 91.5%), with forms such as Edna going out of style. Edith has generally been popular among parents, though Eden is now higher in the list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eden, Eda, Edie, Edith, Edna, Edyth in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eden, Edith outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eden is alike in pronunciation to Adan, Adeen, Aden, Adene, Adin, Adine, Aidan, Aiden, Audan, Audene, Ayden, Aydenn, Eadan, Edwine, Eiddwen and Idone. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arden, Aren, Aven, Bren, Edana, Edda, Eddi, Eddna, Eddy, Edeena, Edina, Edlin, Edlyn, Edma, Edme, Edmea, Edmee, Edra, Edwena, Edyna, Eena, Eiren, Elan, Eleen, Elen, Elena, Elene, Eleni, Elin, Ellen, Elon, Elyn, Eman, Emer, Ened, Erena, Erene, Erin, Eryn, Etel, Evan, Eve, Evey, Evon, Glen, Gwen, Iren, Jaden, Jen, Pen, Ryen and Wren. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eden.

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