Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EW-hart(German)

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic element era "honour, respect" or hari "army" combined with hard "brave, hardy" [2]. In some cases it may be a variant of Eberhard.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEbbe(Danish) Evert, Eef(Dutch) Everard(English) Évrard(French) Ebbe(Norwegian) Eberardo(Spanish) Evert, Ebbe(Swedish)
User SubmissionsErhárd, Erhard

Name Days

Hungary: April 9
Poland: January 8
Sweden: May 5


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 772.
  2. Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford, 1998, page 169.
Entry updated February 4, 2020