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What does Eder mean?

Eder Pronunciation of Eder as a boys' name is pronounced EE-der. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eder is "flock". Biblical: the tower of Eder near Hebron was built as a watchtower for the protection of shepherds' flocks. The name became a symbol of God's watchfulness over his people.


ASSOCIATED WITH biblical, protection (defender)




Eder Terrell (E.T.), ..

How popular is Eder?

Eder is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#7973 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Eder entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #1261 in the U.S. in the year 2015, and is at #1766 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Eder is pronounced similarly to Adair, Adar and Adare. Other recommended sound-alike names are Acer, Adler, Amer, Ander, Dyer, Eaden, Eadger, Eben, Eber, Ebert, Ed, Edan, Edbert, Edd, Eddy, Edel, Eden, Ederic, Edgar, Edin, Edmar, Edom, Edon, Edred, Edsel, Edun, Edyn, Eero, Egor, Eiden, Einer, Eizer, Elber, Elden, Elder, Eldor, Elex, Elger, Elmer, Emeer, Emeri, Emery, Emyr, Ender, Enea, Erek, Erez, Eudel, Euen, Even, Ewen, Ewert, Ezer, Gaer, Ger, Heder, Hyder, Iver, Jader, Keder, Keer, Ker, Myer, Nader, Ner, Omer, Peder, Peer, Per, Rider, Ryder and Umer. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eder.

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