Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements eofor "boar" and heard "hard, firm, brave, hardy". This is a cognate of Eberhard.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEvert, Eef(Dutch) Everard(English) Évrard(French) Eberhard, Hardy(German) Eberhard(Germanic) Eberardo(Spanish) Evert(Swedish)


Sources & References

  1. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 228.
Entry added December 7, 2022