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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. 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
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