Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EHB-beh(Swedish)
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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.

Related Names

Feminine FormsEbba(Danish) Ebba(Swedish) Ebba(Norwegian)
Other Languages & CulturesEberhard, Erhard(Ancient Germanic) Osbeorn(Anglo-Saxon) Evert, Eef(Dutch) Osborn, Everard, Oz, Ozzie, Ozzy(English) Bjarni(Faroese) Évrard(French) Eberhard, Erhard, Hardy(German) Ásbjörn, Bjarni(Icelandic) Ásbjǫrn, Bjarni(Old Norse) Eberardo(Spanish)

Popularity

People think this name is

informal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   simple   comedic   nerdy  

Name Days

Sweden: March 6

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Entry updated April 25, 2021