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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.EW-hart German
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic element era "honour, respect" or hari "army" combined with hard "brave, hardy". In some cases it may be a variant of EBERHARD.
Other Languages & CulturesEbbe Danish Evert, Eef Dutch Everard English Évrard French Ebbe Norwegian Eberardo Spanish Ebbe Swedish

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 772
  • Patrick Hanks & Flavia Hodges, A Dictionary of Surnames (1988), page 169
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute