Names Starting with E

gender
usage
Ea 1 m Semitic Mythology
Meaning unknown, perhaps from Sumerian meaning "house of water", or perhaps of Akkadian or Hurrian origin. This was the Akkadian, Assyrian, Hurrian and Babylonian name of the Sumerian water god Enki.
Ea 2 f Danish, Norwegian
Short form of names ending in ea.
Éabha f Irish
Irish form of Eve.
Eachann m Scottish Gaelic
From the Old Irish name Echdonn meaning "brown horse", from ech "horse" and donn "brown". This name was historically common among the chiefs of Clan MacLean. It has sometimes been Anglicized as Hector.
Eadán f Irish Mythology
Modern Irish form of Étan.
Éadaoin f Irish, Irish Mythology
Modern Irish form of Étaín.
Eadberht m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and beorht "bright". This was the name of an 8th-century king of Northumbria and three kings of Kent.
Eadbhárd m Irish
Irish form of Edward.
Eadburg f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and burg "fortress".
Eadgar m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Edgar.
Eadgifu f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and giefu "gift".
Eadgyð f Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Edith.
Eadmund m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Edmund.
Eadric m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Edric.
Eadwald m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and weald "power, ruler". This was the name of an 8th-century king of East Anglia.
Eadweard m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Edward.
Eadwig m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and wig "war". This was the name of a Saxon king of England in the 10th century. The name fell out of use after the Norman Conquest.
Eadwine m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Edwin.
Eadwulf m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and wulf "wolf". This name fell out of use after the Norman Conquest.
Ealar m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Hilary.
Ealasaid f Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Elizabeth.
Ealdberht m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements eald "old" and beorht "bright".
Ealdgyð f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements eald "old" and gyð "battle".
Ealdhelm m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements eald "old" and helm "helmet, protection". This was the name of a 7th-century English saint (commonly called Aldhelm).
Ealdræd m Anglo-Saxon
From the Old English elements eald "old" and ræd "counsel". This name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest.
Ealdwine m Anglo-Saxon
From the Old English elements eald "old" and wine "friend". This name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest.
Ealhhere m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ealh "temple" and here "army".
Ealhstan m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English element ealh "temple" combined with stan "stone".
Ealisaid f Manx
Manx form of Elizabeth.
Éamon m Irish
Variant of Éamonn. This name was borne by American-born Irish president Éamon de Valera (1882-1975), whose birth name was Edward.
Eamon m Irish
Variant of Éamonn.
Éamonn m Irish
Irish form of Edmund.
Ean m Manx
Manx form of John.
Éanna m Irish
Modern Irish form of Énna.
Eanraig m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Henry.
Eardwulf m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English element eard "land" combined with wulf "wolf".
Earl m English
From the aristocratic title, which derives from Old English eorl "nobleman, warrior". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century.
Earle m English
Variant of Earl.
Earleen f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Earl.
Earlene f English
Feminine form of Earl.
Earline f English
Feminine form of Earl.
Earnest m English
Variant of Ernest influenced by the spelling of the English word earnest.
Eartha f English
Combination of the English word earth with the feminine name suffix a. It has been used in honour of African-American philanthropist Eartha M. M. White (1876-1974). Another famous bearer was American singer and actress Eartha Kitt (1927-2008).
Easter f English
From the English name of the Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. It was ultimately named for the Germanic spring goddess Eostre. It was traditionally given to children born on Easter, though it is rare in modern times.
Eastmund m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Esmond.
Easton m English (Modern)
From an English surname that was derived from place names meaning "east town" in Old English.
Eavan f Irish
Anglicized form of Aoibheann.
Ebba 1 f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Feminine form of Ebbe.
Ebba 2 f English (Rare)
From the Old English name Æbbe, meaning unknown, perhaps a contracted form of a longer name. Saint Ebba was a 7th-century daughter of King Æthelfrith of Bernicia and the founder of monasteries in Scotland. Another saint named Ebba was a 9th-century abbess and martyr who mutilated her own face so that she would not be raped by the invading Danes.
Ebbe m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Diminutive of Eberhard and other names beginning with the Germanic element ebur meaning "wild boar". In Scandinavia it is also a diminutive of Esben.
'Ebdulla m Kurdish
Kurdish form of Abd Allah.
Eben m English
Short form of Ebenezer.
Ebenezer m Literature, English (Archaic)
From the name of a monument erected by Samuel in the Old Testament, from Hebrew אֶבֶן הָעָזֶר ('Even Ha'azer) meaning "stone of help". Charles Dickens used it for the miserly character Ebenezer Scrooge in his novel A Christmas Carol (1843).
Éber m Irish Mythology
Old Irish form of Éibhear.
Eberardo m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Everard.
Ebere f Western African, Igbo
Means "mercy, kindness" in Igbo.
Eberhard m German, Ancient Germanic
German form of Everard. This name was borne by a 9th-century Duke of Friuli.
Ebony f English
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 in the black community.
Ebrahim m Persian, Arabic
Persian form of Abraham. It is also an alternate transcription of Arabic إبراهيم (see Ibrahim).
Ebrar f & m Turkish
Turkish form of Abrar.
Ebrima m Western African
Form of Ibrahim used in western Africa (Gambia).
Ebru f Turkish
Means "paper marbling" in Turkish. Paper marbling is the art of creating colourful patterns on paper.
Ebu Bekir m Turkish
Turkish form of Abu Bakr.
Ebubekir m Turkish
Turkish form of Abu Bakr.
Ebuka m Western African, Igbo
Short form of Chukwuebuka or other Igbo names ending with the same element.
Eburwin m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic cognate of Eoforwine.
Ecaterina f Romanian
Romanian form of Katherine.
Ece f Turkish
Means "queen" or "beautiful woman" in Turkish.
Ecgberht m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Egbert.
Echdonn m Old Irish
Old Irish form of Eachann.
Echo f Greek Mythology
From the Greek word ἠχώ (echo) meaning "echo, reflected sound", related to ἠχή (eche) meaning "sound". In Greek mythology Echo was a nymph given a speech impediment by Hera, so that she could only repeat what others said. She fell in love with Narcissus, but her love was not returned, and she pined away until nothing remained of her except her voice.
Echthigern m Old Irish
Means "horse lord" from Old Irish ech "horse" and tigerna "lord".
Eckart m German
Variant of Ekkehard.
Eckbert m German (Rare)
German cognate of Egbert.
Eckehard m German
Variant of Ekkehard.
Eckhard m German
Variant of Ekkehard.
Eckhart m German
Variant of Ekkehard.
Ecrin f Turkish
Meaning unknown, possibly from an Arabic word meaning "reward".
Ed m English, Dutch
Short form of Edward, Edmund and other names beginning with Ed.
Eda 1 f Turkish
Means "well-mannered" in Turkish.
Eda 2 f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Edith.
Edan m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew עִידָן (see Idan).
Edana f History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Étaín. This was the name of an early Irish saint.
Edda 1 f Italian
Italian form of Hedda.
Edda 2 f Icelandic, Old Norse
Possibly from Old Norse meaning "great-grandmother". This was the name of two 13th-century Icelandic literary works: the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda. This is also the name of a character in the Poetic Edda, though it is unclear if her name is connected to the name of the collection.
Eddie m & f English
Diminutive of Edward, Edmund and other names beginning with Ed.
Eddy m English, French, Dutch
Diminutive of Edward, Edmund and other names beginning with Ed.
Ede m Hungarian
Diminutive of Edvárd or Eduárd.
Edelgard f German
From a Germanic name, which was derived from the elements adal "noble" and gard "enclosure".
Edelmira f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Adelmar.
Edelmiro m Spanish
Spanish form of Adelmar.
Eden f & m Hebrew, English (Modern)
Possibly from Hebrew עֵדֶן ('eden) meaning "pleasure, delight", or perhaps derived from Sumerian 𒂔 (edin) meaning "plain". According to the Old Testament the Garden of Eden was the place where the first people, Adam and Eve, lived before they were expelled.
Eder 1 m Biblical
Means "flock" in Hebrew. This was the name of a son of Beriah in the Old Testament.
Eder 2 m Basque
Means "handsome, beautiful" in Basque.
Ederne f Basque (Rare)
Feminine variant of Eder 2.
Édgar m Spanish
Spanish form of Edgar.
Edgar m English, French, Portuguese, German
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and gar "spear". This was the name of a 10th-century English king, Edgar the Peaceful. The name did not survive long after the Norman Conquest, but it was revived in the 18th century, in part due to a character by this name in Walter Scott's novel The Bride of Lammermoor (1819), which tells of the tragic love between Edgar Ravenswood and Lucy Ashton. Famous bearers include author and poet Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), French impressionist painter Edgar Degas (1834-1917), and author Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950).
Edgaras m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Edgar.
Edgard m French
French variant of Edgar.
Edgardo m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Edgar.
Edgars m Latvian
Latvian form of Edgar.
Edi m Slovene, Croatian
Slovene diminutive of Edvard and a Croatian diminutive of Eduard.
Edie f English
Diminutive of Edith.
Edijs m Latvian
Diminutive of Edgars, Eduards or Edmunds.
Edina f Hungarian
Possibly a Hungarian form of a Germanic name.
Edison m English
From an English surname that meant either "son of Eda 2" or "son of Adam". A famous bearer of the surname was the inventor Thomas Edison (1847-1931).
Edit f Hungarian, Swedish
Hungarian and Swedish form of Edith.
Edita f Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Lithuanian
Form of Edith in several languages.
Edīte f Latvian
Latvian form of Edith.
Edite f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Edith.
Édith f French
French form of Edith.
Edith f English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
From the Old English name Eadgyð, derived from the elements ead "wealth, fortune" and gyð "war". It was popular among Anglo-Saxon royalty, being borne for example by Saint Eadgyeth;, the daughter of King Edgar the Peaceful. It was also borne by the Anglo-Saxon wife of the Holy Roman Emperor Otto I. The name remained common after the Norman Conquest. It became rare after the 15th century, but was revived in the 19th century.
Editha f German, English (Rare)
Latinate form of Edith.
Ediz m Turkish
Means "high" in Turkish.
Edmao m Limburgish
Limburgish form of Edmund. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Edmond.
Edmé m French
Short form of Edmond.
Edmée f French
Feminine form of Edmé.
Edmond m French
French form of Edmund. A notable bearer was the English astronomer Edmond Halley (1656-1742), for whom Halley's comet is named.
Edmonda f Italian (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Edmund.
Edmonde f French
French feminine form of Edmund.
Edmondo m Italian
Italian form of Edmund.
Edmund m English, German, Polish
Means "rich protection", from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and mund "protection". This was the name of two Anglo-Saxon kings of England. It was also borne by two saints, including a 9th-century king of East Anglia who, according to tradition, was shot to death with arrows after refusing to divide his Christian kingdom with an invading pagan Danish leader. This Old English name remained in use after the Norman Conquest (even being used by King Henry III for one of his sons), though it became less common after the 15th century.... [more]
Edmundas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Edmund.
Edmundo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Edmund.
Edmunds m Latvian
Latvian form of Edmund.
Edna f English, Biblical
Means "pleasure" in Hebrew. This name appears in the Old Testament Apocrypha, for instance in the Book of Tobit belonging to the wife of Raguel. It was borne by the American poet Edna Dean Proctor (1829-1923). It did not become popular until the second half of the 19th century, after it was used for the heroine in the successful 1866 novel St. Elmo by Augusta Jane Evans. It peaked around the turn of the century and has declined steadily since then, falling off the American top 1000 list in 1992.
'Ednah f Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Edna.
Edoardo m Italian
Italian form of Edward.
Edom m Biblical
From Hebrew אָדֹם ('adom) meaning "red". According to the Old Testament, Esau, who is described as having red skin, was given this name because he traded his birthright for a helping of red broth. The bible goes on to tell that Esau was the founder of the ancient nation of Edom, located to the south of the kingdom of Judah.
Edorta m Basque
Basque form of Edward.
Édouard m French
French form of Edward.
Edric m English (Rare)
From the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and ric "ruler". After the Norman Conquest this Old English name was not commonly used. It has occasionally been revived in modern times.
Edsel m Various
Variant of Etzel notably borne by Edsel Ford (1893-1943), the son of the American industrialist Henry Ford.
Edu m Spanish, Portuguese
Short form of Eduardo.
Eduárd m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Edward.
Eduarda f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Edward.
Eduardo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Edward.
Eduards m Latvian
Latvian form of Edward.
Edur m Basque (Rare)
Masculine form of Edurne.
Edurne f Basque
Means "snow" in Basque, from edur, a variant of elur "snow". It is a Basque equivalent of Nieves.
Edvaldo m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a Portuguese form of Eadwald.
Edvárd m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Edward.
Edvard m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Slovene, Czech, Armenian
Form of Edward in several languages.
Edvards m Latvian
Latvian variant form of Edward.
Edvige f Italian
Italian form of Hedwig.
Edvin m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian
Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian and Hungarian form of Edwin.
Edvinas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Edwin.
Edvīns m Latvian
Latvian form of Edwin.
Edward m English, Polish
Means "rich guard", derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and weard "guard". This was the name of several Anglo-Saxon kings, the last being Saint Edward the Confessor shortly before the Norman Conquest in the 11th century. He was known as a just ruler, and because of his popularity his name remained in use after the conquest when most other Old English names were replaced by Norman ones. The 13th-century Plantagenet king Henry III named his son and successor after the saint, and seven subsequent kings of England were also named Edward.... [more]
Edwige f French
French form of Hedwig.
Edwin m English, Dutch
Means "rich friend", from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and wine "friend". This was the name of a 7th-century Northumbrian king, regarded as a saint. After the Norman Conquest the name was not popular, but it was eventually revived in the 19th century. A notable bearer was the astronaut Edwin Aldrin (1930-), also known as Buzz, the second man to walk on the moon.
Edwina f English
Feminine form of Edwin.
Edyta f Polish
Polish form of Edith.
Edytha f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of Edith.
Edythe f English
Variant of Edith.
Eef m & f Dutch
Short form of names beginning with Ev, such as Eva or Evert.
Eefje f Dutch
Diminutive of Eef.
Eeli m Finnish
Finnish form of Eli 1.
Eelis m Finnish
Finnish form of Elijah.
Eemeli m Finnish
Finnish form of Emil.
Eemi m Finnish
Finnish variant form of Emil.
Eemil m Finnish
Finnish form of Emil.
Eerik m Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of Eric.
Eerika f Finnish
Finnish form of Erica.
Eerikki m Finnish
Finnish form of Eric.
Eero m Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of Eric. A famous bearer was the architect Eero Saarinen (1910-1961).
Eesa m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic عيسى (see Isa 1).
Eetu m Finnish
Finnish form of Edward.
Eeva f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of Eva.
Eevi f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of Eva.
Efa f Welsh
Welsh form of Eva.
Efe 1 m Turkish
Means "older brother, brave" in Turkish.
Efe 2 m & f Western African, Urhobo
Short form of Efemena and other names containing efe "wealth".
Efemena m & f Western African, Urhobo
Means "here is my wealth" in Urhobo.
Effie f English, Scottish
Diminutive of Euphemia. In Scotland it has been used as an Anglicized form of Oighrig.
Effimia f Greek
Modern Greek form of Euphemia.
Effrosyni f Greek
Modern Greek form of Euphrosyne.
Efigénia f Portuguese (European, Rare)
European Portuguese form of Iphigeneia.
Efigênia f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Iphigeneia.
Efisio m Italian
From the Latin byname Ephesius, which originally belonged to a person who was from the city of Ephesus in Ionia. This was the name of a saint martyred on Sardinia in the 4th century.
Efraín m Spanish
Spanish form of Ephraim.
Efrem m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Ефрем (see Yefrem).
Efstathios m Greek
Modern Greek form of Eustathios.
Efthalia f Greek
Modern Greek form of Euthalia.
Efthimia f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Ευθυμία (see Efthymia).
Efthimios m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Ευθύμιος (see Efthymios).
Efthymia f Greek
Modern Greek form of Euthymia.
Efthymios m Greek
Modern Greek form of Euthymius.
Eftychia f Greek
Modern Greek form of Eutychia. It means "happiness" in Modern Greek.
Egbert m English, Dutch
Means "bright edge" from the Old English elements ecg "edge of a sword" and beorht "bright". This was the name of kings of Kent and Wessex as well as two English saints. The name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest but was revived in the 19th century.
Egemen m Turkish
Means "dominant" in Turkish.
Egidijus m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Egídio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Egidio m Italian
Italian form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Egil m Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Egill, a diminutive of names that began with the element agi "awe, terror". This was the name of a semi-legendary 10th-century Viking, described in the Icelandic Egill's Saga.
Egilhard m Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements agil "edge of a sword" and hard "brave, hardy".
Egill m Old Norse, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Egil.
Egino m Ancient Germanic
Older form of Egon.
Églantine f French
French form of Eglantine.
Eglantine f English (Rare)
From the English word for the flower also known as sweetbrier. It is derived via Old French from Vulgar Latin *aquilentum meaning "prickly". It was early used as a given name (in the form Eglentyne) in Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th-century story The Prioress's Tale (one of The Canterbury Tales).
Eglė f Lithuanian
Means "spruce tree" in Lithuanian. In a Lithuanian folk tale Eglė is a young woman who marries a grass snake. At the end of the tale she turns herself into a spruce.
Egnatius m Ancient Roman
Earlier form of Ignatius.
Egon m German
Derived from the Germanic element ag, which means "edge of a sword".
Eguzki m Basque
Means "sun" in Basque.
Eguzkiñe f Basque
Feminine form of Eguzki.
Eha f Estonian
Means "dusk" in Estonian.
Ehecatl m Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "wind" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the Aztec wind god.
Ehmed m Kurdish
Kurdish form of Ahmad.
Ehmet m Uyghur
Uyghur form of Ahmad.
Ehsan m & f Persian
Persian form of Ihsan.
Ehud m Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Meaning unknown, possibly related to Hebrew אֶחָד ('echad) meaning "one". In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the biblical judges. He killed Eglon, the king of Moab, and freed the city of Jericho from Moabite rule.
Éibhear m Irish Mythology
From Old Irish Éber, meaning uncertain. According to Irish legend this name belonged to two of the sons of Míl, Éibhear Dunn and Éibhear Finn, the first of the Gaels to conquer Ireland.
Èibhlin f Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Aveline.
Eibhlín f Irish
Irish form of Aveline.
Eideard m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Edward.
Eidel f Yiddish (Rare)
Means "delicate" in Yiddish.
Eider f Basque
Feminine form of Eder 2.
Eifion m Welsh
From an Old Welsh given name of unknown meaning, the source of the place name Eifionydd (also called Eifion) in northwestern Wales. This name was revived in the 19th century, probably via the place name.
Eigyr f Welsh Mythology
Welsh form of Igraine.
Eija f Finnish
Possibly from the Finnish happy exclamation eijaa.
Eike m & f German
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ag "edge".
Eileen f Irish, English
Anglicized form of Eibhlín. It is also sometimes considered an Irish form of Helen. It first became popular in the English-speaking world outside of Ireland near the end of the 19th century.
Eileifr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Elof.
Eilert m Frisian, Norwegian, Swedish
Frisian and Scandinavian form of Egilhard.
Eilidh f Scottish Gaelic
Diminutive of Eilionoir, also taken to be a Gaelic form of Helen.
Eilionoir f Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Eleanor.
Eilís f Irish
Irish Gaelic form of Elizabeth (or sometimes of Alice).
Eilish f Irish
Anglicized form of Eilís.
Eiluned f Welsh
Variant of Eluned.
Eilwen f Welsh
Perhaps means "white brow", derived from Welsh ael "brow" and gwen "white, fair, blessed". This is a recently created Welsh name.
Eimantas m Lithuanian
From the Baltic elements ei- "to go" and mantus "intelligent".
Eimantė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Eimantas.
Eimear f Irish
Variant of Éimhear.
Éimhear f Irish, Irish Mythology
Modern Irish form of Emer.
Éimhín m Irish
From Old Irish éim meaning "swift, prompt". This was the name of a 7th-century saint, the founder of a monastery in Kildare.
Eimhir f Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Emer.
Einar m Norwegian, Icelandic, Swedish, Danish, Estonian
From the Old Norse name Einarr, derived from the elements ein "one, alone" and arr "warrior". This name shares the same roots as einherjar, the word for the slain warriors in Valhalla.
Einarr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Einar.
Einārs m Latvian
Latvian form of Einar.
Eindride m Norwegian (Rare)
Derived from the Old Norse name Eindriði, possibly from the elements ein "one, alone" and ríða "to ride".
Eindriði m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Eindride.
Eini f Finnish
Feminine form of Eino.
Einion m Welsh
From the Old Welsh name Enniaun, probably from the Latin name Ennianus, a derivative of Ennius (see Ennio). It is also a modern Welsh word meaning "anvil". This was the name of a few early Welsh rulers including Einion Frenin (5th century), who is considered a saint in some Christian traditions.
Eino m Finnish, Estonian
Meaning unknown, possibly a Finnish form of a Scandinavian name.
Einrí m Irish
Irish form of Henry.
Eir f Norse Mythology, Icelandic (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Means "mercy" in Old Norse. This was the name of a Norse goddess of healing and medicine.
Eira 1 f Welsh
Means "snow" in Welsh. This is a recently created name.
Eira 2 f Swedish, Norwegian
Modern form of Eir.
Eiran m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Eran.
Eireann f Irish (Rare)
From Éireann, the genitive case of Irish Gaelic Éire, meaning "Ireland". It is commonly Anglicized as Erin.
Eireen f Irish
Irish form of Irene.
Eirene f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Irene.
Eirian f & m Welsh
Means "bright, beautiful" in Welsh.
Eirik m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Eiríkr (see Eric).
Eiríkr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Eric.
Eiríkur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eiríkr (see Eric).
Eirini f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Ειρήνη (see Irini).
Eirlys f Welsh
Means "snowdrop (flower)" in Welsh, a compound of eira "snow" and llys "plant".
Eirwen f Welsh
Means "white snow" from the Welsh elements eira "snow" and gwen "white, blessed". This name was created in the early 20th century.
Eirwyn m Welsh
Masculine form of Eirwen.
Eitan m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Ethan.
Eithne f Irish, Irish Mythology, Old Irish
Possibly from Old Irish etne meaning "kernel, grain". In Irish mythology Eithne or Ethniu was a Fomorian and the mother of Lugh Lámfada. It was borne by several other legendary and historical figures, including a few early saints.
Eivind m Norwegian
Variant of Øyvind.
Eižens m Latvian
Latvian form of Eugenius (see Eugene).
Ejder m Turkish
Means "dragon" in Turkish, of Persian origin.
Ejike m Western African, Igbo
Means "one having strength" in Igbo.
Ejiro m & f Western African, Urhobo
Short form of Ejiroghene and other names containing ejiro "praise".
Ejiroghene m & f Western African, Urhobo
Means "praise God" in Urhobo.
Ejvind m Danish
Danish form of Øyvind.
Eka 1 m & f Indonesian
Means "one, first" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit एक (eka).
Eka 2 f Georgian
Short form of Ekaterine.
Ekain m Basque
Means "June (the month)" in Basque.
Ekaitz m Basque
Means "storm" in Basque.
Ekaterina f Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of Katherine, and an alternate transcription of Russian Екатерина (see Yekaterina).
Ekaterine f Georgian
Georgian form of Katherine.
Ekaterini f Greek
Modern Greek form of Katherine.
Ekber m Turkish
Turkish form of Akbar.
Ekene m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "thanks, gratitude" in Igbo.
Ekenedilichukwu m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "gratitude belongs to God" in Igbo.
Ekewaka m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Edward.
Ekin f & m Turkish
Means "harvest, culture" in Turkish.
Ekkebert m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic cognate of Egbert.
Ekkehard m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ag "edge" and hard "brave, hardy".