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What does Everard mean?

Everard Pronunciation of Everard as a boys' name is pronounced EV-er-ard. It is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Everard is "brave, strong boar". From an Old English personal name derived from eofor meaning "boar" and heard meaning "hardy". Norman name used as given name mostly since the 19th century. It was used by the Digby family of Rutland, alternated with Kenelm. There are various forms of the name from the same Germanic roots, including Eberhard and Everett.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, brave, strong, old, norman, 19th century


VARIANTS Ebbe, Eberardo, Eberhard, Evarado, Everado, Everardo, Evered, Everet, Everett, Everhart, Evrard, Evraud

SEE ALSO Devereux

RELATED FORMS VIA EBERHARD, EVERETT, KENELM Eberado, Eberhardt, Everhardt, Everitt, Evert, Eward



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How popular is Everard?

Everard is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#33020 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Everard (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Everett (#95 LAST YEAR), Ebbe, Everardo, Everet, Everitt and Evert. Usage of these forms of Everard was at its apex in 2018 (ADOPTION OF 0.22%), except for the form Evert which has become somewhat outmoded. Everett is the most contemporarily stylish boy name among these. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Everardo, Everet, Everett, Everitt, Evert in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Abelard, Adelard, Bernard, Brevard, Derward, Eadward, Eckard, Eckhard, Edgard, Edouard, Eduard, Edvard, Edward, Eginard (see Eginhard), Eideard, Einhard, Ekkehard (see Eckhard), Ellard, Ellrad (see Elrad), Elrad, Erhard, Eudard, Evald, Evart, Everald, Everest, Everhild, Everild, Everildo (see Everild), Everley, Everlie, Everly, Everton, Garrard, Gearard (see Gerard), Gerard, Gerhard, Gerrard, Girard, Jarard, Jarrard, Jerard, Jerarrd (see Gerard), Jerrard, Lenard, Menard, Renard, Seward, Shepard, Sherard, Sherrard, Steward and Vernard. These names tend to be more commonly used than Everard.

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