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6/13/2019, 12:17 AM Mike C update #104
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2/12/2007, 1:03 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EHB-ən-ee

Meaning & History

From the English word ebony for the black wood that comes from the ebony tree. It is ultimately from the Egyptian word hbnj. In America this name is most often used by black parents.