EBBA (2)
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
Meaning & History
From the Old English name Æbbe, meaning unknown, perhaps a contracted form of a longer name. Saint Ebba was a 7th-century daughter of king Æthelfrith of Bernicia and the founder of monasteries in Scotland. Another saint Ebba was a 9th-century abbess and martyr who mutilated her own face so that she would not be raped by the invading Danes.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Æbbe (Anglo-Saxon)
Popularity
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