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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.EB-be Swedish
E-bə German
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of EBERHARD and other names beginning with the Germanic element ebur meaning "wild boar". In Scandinavia it is also a diminutive of ESBEN.
Feminine FormsEbba Danish Ebba Swedish Ebba Norwegian Ebba German
Other Languages & CulturesEberhard, Erhard Ancient Germanic Ásbjörn, Bjarni Ancient Scandinavian Osbeorn Anglo-Saxon Evert, Eef Dutch Osborn, Everard, Oz, Ozzie, Ozzy English Bjarni Faroese Évrard French Ásbjörn, Bjarni Icelandic Eberardo Spanish

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diminutives, footballers, palindromes, rare German, short forms
Entry updated January 10, 2017   Contribute