Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EH-valt(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From an Old German name that was composed of the elements ewa "law, custom" and walt "power, authority". This name was borne by two 7th-century saints from Northumbria who were martyred in Saxony.

Related Names

VariantsEwoud, Ewout(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesĒvalds(Latvian)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious  

Name Days

Austria: October 3
Poland: October 3


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 51.
Entry updated December 7, 2022