Names Starting with E

 more filters...
'ESTER f Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ESTHER.
ESTERA f Polish, Slovak, Lithuanian
Polish, Slovak and Lithuanian form of ESTHER.
ESTERI f Finnish
Finnish form of ESTHER.
ESTEVÃO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of STEPHEN.
ESTÈVE m Occitan
Occitan form of STEPHEN.
ESTEVE m Catalan
Catalan form of STEPHEN.
ESTEVO m Galician
Galician form of STEPHEN.
ESTHER f English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Possibly means "star" in Persian. Alternatively it could be a derivative of the name of the Near Eastern goddess ISHTAR. The Book of Esther in the Old Testament tells the story of Queen Esther, the Jewish wife of the king of Persia. The king's advisor Haman persuaded the king to exterminate all the Jews in the realm. Warned of this plot by her cousin Mordecai, Esther revealed her Jewish ancestry and convinced the king to execute Haman instead. Her original Hebrew name was Hadassah.... [more]
ESTHIRU f Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of ESTHER.
ESTI f Basque (Rare)
Means "sweet, honey", from Basque ezti.
ESTIENNE m Medieval French
Medieval French form of STEPHEN.
ESTRELLA f Spanish
Spanish form of STELLA (1), coinciding with the Spanish word meaning "star".
ESYLLT f Welsh
Welsh form of ISOLDE.
ESZTER f Hungarian
Hungarian form of ESTHER.
ESZTI f Hungarian
Diminutive of ESZTER.
ÉTAÍN f Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly derived from Old Irish ét meaning "jealousy". In Irish mythology she is the subject of the 9th-century tale The Wooing of Étaín. She was the wife of Midir, but his jealous first wife Fuamnach transformed her into a fly. She was accidentally swallowed, and then reborn to the woman who swallowed her. After she grew again to adulthood she married the Irish high king Eochaid Airem, having no memory of Midir. Midir and Étaín were eventually reunited after Midir defeated Eochaid in a game of chess.
ETEL f Hungarian (Rare)
Short form of ETELKA.
ETELE m Hungarian (Rare)
Probably a Hungarian form of ETZEL.
ETELKA f Hungarian
Feminine form of ETELE created by the Hungarian writer András Dugonics for the main character in his novel Etelka (1788).
ETELVINA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of ADALWIN.
ETENESH f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "you are my sister" in Amharic.
ETERI f Georgian
Means "ether, air" in Georgian. This name features in the Georgian opera Abesalom and Eteri (1918).
ETHAN m English, French, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אֵיתָן ('Eitan) meaning "solid, enduring, firm". In the Old Testament this name is borne by a few minor characters, including the wise man Ethan the Ezrahite, supposedly the author of Psalm 89.... [more]
ETHEL f English
Short form of names beginning with the Old English element æðel meaning "noble". It was coined in the 19th century, when many Old English names were revived. It was popularized by the novels The Newcomes (1855) by William Makepeace Thackeray and The Daisy Chain (1856) by C. M. Yonge. A famous bearer was American actress and singer Ethel Merman (1908-1984).
ETHELBERT m English (Archaic)
Middle English form of ÆÐELBERHT. The name was very rare after the Norman Conquest, but it was revived briefly in the 19th century.
ETHELDRED f Medieval English
Middle English form of ÆÐELÞRYÐ.
ETHELDREDA f Medieval English
Middle English form of ÆÐELÞRYÐ.
ETHELINDA f English (Archaic)
English form of the Germanic name ADALLINDIS. The name was very rare in medieval times, but it was revived in the early 19th century.
ETHELRED m English (Archaic)
Middle English form of ÆÐELRÆD. The name was very rare after the Norman Conquest, but it was revived briefly in the 19th century.
ETHELYN f English
Diminutive of ETHEL.
ETHNA f Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
ETHNE f Irish
Variant of EITHNE.
ÉTIENNE m French
French form of STEPHEN.
ÉTIENNETTE f French (Rare)
French feminine form of STEPHEN.
ETNA f Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
ETSUKO f Japanese
From Japanese (etsu) meaning "joy, pleased" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
ETTA f English
Short form of HENRIETTA and other names that end with etta. A famous bearer was the American singer Etta James (1938-2012), who took her stage name from her real given name Jamesetta.
ETTIE f English
Diminutive of HENRIETTA and other names ending with etta or ette.
ETTORE m Italian
Italian form of HECTOR.
ETZEL m Germanic Mythology
Form of ATTILA used in the medieval German saga the Nibelungenlied. In the story Etzel is a fictional version of Attila the Hun.
EUA f Biblical Greek
Form of Chawwah (see EVE) used in the Greek translation of Old Testament. Chawwah is also translated as Zoe in the Greek Old Testament.
EUADNE f Greek Mythology
Greek form of EVADNE.
EUAN m Scottish
Anglicized form of EOGHAN.
EUANTHE f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek εὐανθής (euanthes) meaning "blooming, flowery", a derivative of εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower". According to some sources, this was the name of the mother of the three Graces or Χάριτες (Charites) in Greek mythology.
EUCLID m Ancient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name Εὐκλείδης (Eukleides), derived from Greek εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory" with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides). This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek mathematician from Alexandria who made numerous contributions to geometry.
EUDES m Medieval French
Old French form of Audo (see OTTO). This was the name of an 8th-century French saint. It was also borne by a 9th-century French king.
EUDOCIA f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Εὐδοκία (Eudokia), derived from the word εὐδοκέω (eudokeo) meaning "to be well pleased, to be satisfied", itself derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and δοκέω (dokeo) meaning "to think, to imagine, to suppose". This name was common among Byzantine royalty. Saint Eudocia was the wife of the 5th-century emperor Theodosius II.
EUDOKIA f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of EUDOCIA.
EUDORA f Greek Mythology
Means "good gift" in Greek, from the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift". This was the name of a nymph, one of the Hyades, in Greek mythology.
EUDOXIA f Ancient Greek
From Greek εὐδοξία (eudoxia) meaning "good repute, good judgement", itself from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and δόξα (doxa) meaning "notion, reputation, honour".
EUDOXOS m Ancient Greek
From Greek εὔδοξος (eudoxos) meaning "of good repute, honoured", itself from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and δόξα (doxa) meaning "notion, reputation, honour". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Greek mathematician and astronomer.
EUFÊMIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of EUPHEMIA.
EUFEMIA f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of EUPHEMIA.
EUGEN m German, Romanian, Slovak, Czech, Croatian
Form of Eugenius (see EUGENE) in several languages.
EUGÈNE m French
French form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUGENE m English
English form of Eugenius, the Latin form of the Greek name Εὐγένιος (Eugenios), which was derived from the Greek word εὐγενής (eugenes) meaning "well born". It is composed of the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and γενής (genes) meaning "born". This was the name of several saints and four popes.... [more]
EUGENEIA f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek feminine form of EUGENE.
EUGÊNIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of EUGENIA.
EUGENIA f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Polish, English, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Feminine form of Eugenius (see EUGENE). It was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century saint who escaped persecution by disguising herself as a man. The name was occasionally found in England during the Middle Ages, but it was not regularly used until the 19th century.
EUGÉNIE f French
French form of EUGENIA. This was the name of the wife of Napoleon III.
EUGENIJUS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUGÊNIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUGENIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUGENIOS m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of EUGENE.
EUGENIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eugenios (see EUGENE).
EUGENIUSZ m Polish
Polish form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUKENE f Basque
Basque form of EUGENIA.
EULA f English
Short form of EULALIA.
EULÁLIA f Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovak
Portuguese, Hungarian and Slovak form of EULALIA.
EULÀLIA f Catalan
Catalan form of EULALIA.
EULALIA f Spanish, Italian, English, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek εὔλαλος (eulalos) meaning "sweetly-speaking", itself from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and λαλέω (laleo) meaning "to talk". This was the name of an early 4th-century saint and martyr from Merida in Spain. She is a patron saint of Barcelona.
EULALIE f French
French form of EULALIA.
EUMELIA f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek εὐμέλεια (eumeleia) meaning "melody".
EUN m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or (eun) meaning "silver, money", as well as other hanja characters that are pronounced in the same way. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
EUNICE f Biblical, English, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Εὐνίκη (Eunike) meaning "good victory", derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and νίκη (nike) meaning "victory". The New Testament mentions her as the mother of Timothy. As an English name, it was first used after the Protestant Reformation.
EUNIKA f Polish (Rare)
Polish form of EUNICE.
EUN-JEONG f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or (eun) meaning "careful, anxious, attentive" combined with (jeong) meaning "court" or (jeong) meaning "pretty, graceful". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
EUN-JI f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" combined with (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (ji) meaning "earth, soil, ground". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
EUN-JUNG f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은정 (see EUN-JEONG).
EUNOMIA f Greek Mythology
Means "good order" in Greek, ultimately from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and νόμος (nomos) meaning "law, custom". Eunomia was a Greek goddess, one of the Ὥραι (Horai), presiding over law.
EUN-YEONG f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" and (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
EUN-YOUNG f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은영 (see EUN-YEONG).
EUPHEMIA f Ancient Greek, English (Archaic)
Means "to use words of good omen" from Greek εὐφημέω (euphemeo), a derivative of εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and φημί (phemi) meaning "to speak, to declare". Saint Euphemia was an early martyr from Chalcedon.
EUPHEMIOS m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of EUPHEMIA.
EUPHRANOR m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek εὐφραίνω (euphraino) meaning "to delight". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Athenian artist.
EUPHRASIA f Ancient Greek
Means "good cheer" in Greek.
EUPHRASIE f French
French form of EUPHRASIA.
EUPHROSYNE f Greek Mythology
Means "mirth, merriment" in Greek. She was one of the three Graces or Χάριτες (Charites) in Greek mythology.
EUPRAXIA f Ancient Greek
From a Greek word meaning "good conduct", derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and πρᾶξις (praxis) meaning "action, exercise".
EURIA f Basque (Rare)
Means "rain" in Basque.
EURIG m Welsh
Derived from Welsh aur meaning "gold".
EURIPIDES m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek Εὔριπος (Euripos), referring to the strait between Euboea and Boeotia, combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides). This was the name of a 5th-century BC Greek tragic poet.
EUROPA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Εὐρώπη (Europe), which meant "wide face" from εὐρύς (eurys) meaning "wide" and ὄψ (ops) meaning "face, eye". In Greek mythology Europa was a Phoenician princess who was abducted and taken to Crete by Zeus in the guise of a bull. She became the first queen of Crete, and later fathered Minos by Zeus. The continent of Europe is named for her. This is also the name of a moon of Jupiter.
EUROPE f Greek Mythology
Greek form of EUROPA.
EURWEN f Welsh
Derived from Welsh aur "gold" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".
EURYALUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
From Greek Εὐρύαλος (Euryalos) meaning "broad". This name was borne by several figures in Greek legend. In Virgil's Aeneid it belongs to the friend of Nisus, with whom he is killed while raiding the Rutuli.
EURYDICE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Εὐρυδίκη (Eurydike) meaning "wide justice", derived from εὐρύς (eurys) meaning "wide" and δίκη (dike) meaning "justice". In Greek myth she was the wife of Orpheus. Her husband tried to rescue her from Hades, but he failed when he disobeyed the condition that he not look back upon her on their way out.
EUSEBIA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of EUSEBIUS.
EUSÉBIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of EUSEBIUS.
EUSEBIO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of EUSEBIUS.
EUSEBIOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek εὐσεβής (eusebes) meaning "pious", itself derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and σέβω (sebo) meaning "to worship, to honour". This was the name of several saints.
EUSEBIU m Romanian
Romanian form of EUSEBIUS.
EUSEBIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of EUSEBIOS. This was the name of a 4th-century historian of the Christian church.
EUSTACE m English
English form of EUSTACHIUS or EUSTATHIUS, two names of Greek origin that have been conflated in the post-classical period. Saint Eustace, who is known under both spellings, was a 2nd-century Roman general who became a Christian after seeing a vision of a cross between the antlers of a stag he was hunting. He was burned to death for refusing to worship the Roman gods and is now regarded as the patron saint of hunters. Due to him, this name was common in England during the Middle Ages, though it is presently rare.
EUSTACHE m French
French form of Eustachius or Eustathius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTACHIO m Italian
Italian form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTACHIUS m Late Roman
Possibly from the Greek name EUSTACHYS, or from the same elements. This (or Eustathius) is the Latin name of Saint Eustace.
EUSTACHY m Polish (Archaic)
Polish form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTACHYS m Ancient Greek
Means "fruitful" in Greek. It is ultimately from the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and στάχυς (stachys) meaning "ear of corn".
EUSTACIA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of EUSTACE.
EUSTÁQUIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTAQUIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTATHIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Εὐστάθιος (Eustathios), derived from the Greek word εὐσταθής (eustathes) meaning "well-built, stable". It is ultimately from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ἵστημι (histemi) meaning "to stand, to set up". This was the name of a few early saints, including the 2nd-century martyr also known as Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTORGIO m Italian
From Eustorgius, the Latin form of the Greek name Εὐστόργιος (Eustorgios), which was from the word εὔστοργος (eustorgos) meaning "content", a derivative of εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and στέργω (stergo) meaning "to love, to be content". Saint Eustorgius was a 6th-century bishop of Milan.
EUSTORGIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eustorgios (see EUSTORGIO).
EUTERPE f Greek Mythology
Means "delight" in Greek, ultimately from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and τέρπω (terpo) meaning "to satisfy, to cheer". In Greek mythology she was one of the nine Muses, the muse of music and joy. She was said to have invented the double flute.
EUTHALIA f Ancient Greek
Means "flower, bloom" from the Greek word εὐθάλεια (euthaleia), itself derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and θάλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom".
EUTHYMIA f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of EUTHYMIUS.
EUTHYMIOS m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of EUTHYMIUS.
EUTHYMIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Εὐθύμιος (Euthymios) meaning "in good spirits, generous", derived from the word εὔθυμος (euthymos), which was composed of the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and θυμός (thymos) meaning "soul, spirit". This was the name of several early saints.
EUTÍMIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of EUTHYMIUS.
EUTIMIO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of EUTHYMIUS.
EUTROPIA f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Eutropios (see EUTROPIUS).
EUTROPIO m Spanish
Spanish form of EUTROPIUS.
EUTROPIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Εὐτρόπιος (Eutropios), which was derived from the word εὔτροπος (eutropos) meaning "versatile", formed of the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and τρόπος (tropos) meaning "direction, manner, fashion".
EUTYCHIA f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Eutychios (see EUTYCHIUS).
EUTYCHIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Εὐτύχιος (Eutychios), a variant of Eutychos (see EUTYCHUS). This was the name of several early saints and martyrs.
EUTYCHUS m Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Εὔτυχος (Eutychos), which was derived from Greek εὐτυχής (eutyches) meaning "fortunate". The word was formed of the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and τύχη (tyche) meaning "chance, luck, fortune". In the New Testament this is the name of a young man who went to sleep while Paul was preaching and fell from the third story of the building. He was believed to be dead, but later turned out to be alive.
ÉVA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of EVE.
EVA f Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English, Czech, Slovak, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Faroese, Greek, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Russian, Georgian, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin
Form of EVE used in various languages. This form is used in the Latin translation of the New Testament, while Hava is used in the Latin Old Testament. The name appears in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) belonging to the character Little Eva, whose real name is in fact Evangeline.... [more]
EVADNE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Εὐάδνη (Euadne), from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" possibly combined with Cretan Greek ἀδνός (adnos) meaning "holy". In Greek legend Evadne was the wife of Capaneus. After Capaneus was killed by a lightning bolt sent from Zeus she committed suicide by throwing herself onto his burning body.
ĒVALDS m Latvian
Latvian form of EWALD.
EVALINE f English
Variant of EVELYN.
EVALYN f English
Variant of EVELYN.
EVA MARÍA f Spanish
Combination of EVA and MARÍA.
EVAN m Welsh, English
Anglicized form of Iefan, a Welsh form of JOHN.
EVANDER (1) m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Variant of Evandrus, the Latin form of the Greek name Εὔανδρος (Euandros) meaning "good of man", derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ἀνδρός). In Roman mythology Evander was an Arcadian hero of the Trojan War who founded the city of Pallantium near the spot where Rome was later built.
EVANDER (2) m Scottish, English
Anglicized form of IOMHAR.
EVANGELIA f Greek
Feminine form of EVANGELOS.
EVANGELIJA f Macedonian
Macedonian feminine form of EVANGELOS.
EVANGELINA f Spanish, English
Latinate form of EVANGELINE.
EVANGELINE f English
Means "good news" from Greek εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ἄγγελμα (angelma) meaning "news, message". It was (first?) used by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his 1847 epic poem Evangeline. It also appears in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) as the full name of the character Eva.
EVANGELIYA f Bulgarian (Rare)
Bulgarian feminine form of EVANGELOS.
EVANGELOS m Greek
Means "bringing good news" from the Greek word εὐάγγελος (euangelos), a derivative of εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ἄγγελος (angelos) meaning "messenger".
ÉVARISTE m French
French form of EVARISTUS.
EVARISTO m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of EVARISTUS.
EVARISTUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Εὐάριστος (Euaristos) meaning "well pleasing" from the Greek word εὐάρεστος (euarestos), derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good, well" and ἀρεστός (arestos) meaning "pleasing". This was the name of the fifth pope, supposedly martyred under Emperor Hadrian.
EVDOKIA f Greek
Modern Greek form of EUDOCIA.
EVDOKIJA f Macedonian
Macedonian form of EUDOCIA.
EVDOKIYA f Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian form of EUDOCIA, and an alternate transcription of Russian Евдокия (see YEVDOKIYA).
ÈVE f French
French form of EVE.
EVE f English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַוָּה (Chawwah), which was derived from the Hebrew word חָוָה (chawah) meaning "to breathe" or the related word חָיָה (chayah) meaning "to live". According to the Old Testament Book of Genesis, Eve and Adam were the first humans. God created her from one of Adam's ribs to be his companion. At the urging of a serpent she ate the forbidden fruit and shared some with Adam, causing their expulsion from the Garden of Eden.... [more]
EVELEEN f English (Rare)
Either a diminutive of EVE or a variant of EVELYN.
EVELIA f Spanish
Elaborated form of EVA.
EVELIEN f Dutch
Dutch form of EVELINA.
EVELIINA f Finnish
Finnish form of EVELINA.
EVELIN f German, Estonian, Hungarian
German, Estonian and Hungarian form of EVELINA.
EVELĪNA f Latvian
Latvian form of EVELINA.
EVELINA f English, Italian, Swedish, Lithuanian, Greek
Latinate form of AVELINE. It was revived by the author Fanny Burney for the heroine of her first novel Evelina (1778). It is often regarded as a variant of the related name EVELYN or an elaboration of EVE.
EVELYN f & m English, German
From an English surname that was derived from the given name AVELINE. In the 17th century when it was first used as a given name it was more common for boys, but it is now regarded as mainly feminine due to association with the related name Evelina.
ÉVELYNE f French
French form of EVELINA.
EVEN m Norwegian
Variant of ØYVIND.
EVERARD m English (Rare)
Means "brave boar", derived from the Germanic elements ebur "wild boar" and hard "brave, hardy". The Normans introduced it to England, where it joined the Old English cognate Eoforheard. It has only been rarely used since the Middle Ages. Modern use of the name may be inspired by the surname Everard, itself derived from the medieval name.
EVERETT m English
From a surname that was derived from the given name EVERARD.
EVERETTE m English
Variant of EVERETT.
EVERILD f History
Latinized form of EOFORHILD. This was the name of a 7th-century English saint.
EVERLY f English (Modern)
From a surname that was from a place name, itself derived from Old English eofor "boar" and leah "woodland, clearing".
EVERT m Dutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of EVERARD.
EVETTE f English
Variant of YVETTE.
EVGENI m Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian form of EUGENE and an alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).
EVGENIA f Greek, Russian, Bulgarian
Modern Greek form of EUGENIA. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Евгения (see YEVGENIYA) or Bulgarian Евгения (see EVGENIYA).
EVGENIJ m Macedonian
Macedonian form of EUGENE.
EVGENIJA f Macedonian
Macedonian form of EUGENIA.
EVGENIOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of EUGENE.
EVGENIY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).
EVGENIYA f Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian form of EUGENIA and an alternate transcription of Russian Евгения (see YEVGENIYA).
EVGENY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).
EVHEN m Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Євген (see YEVHEN).
EVI f Greek, Dutch, German
Modern Greek form of EVE, as well as a Dutch and German variant.
EVIE f English
Diminutive of EVE or EVELYN.
ÉVIKE f Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of EVE.
EVÎN f Kurdish
Means "love" in Kurdish.
EVITA f Spanish, Latvian
Diminutive of EVA.
EVONNE f English
Variant of YVONNE.
EVPRAKSIYA f Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евпраксия (see YEVPRAKSIYA).
ÉVRARD m French
French form of EVERARD.
EVREN m & f Turkish
Means "cosmos, the universe" in Turkish. In Turkic mythology the Evren is a gigantic snake-like dragon.
EVRIDIKI f Greek
Modern Greek form of EURYDICE.
EVRIPIDIS m Greek
Modern Greek form of EURIPIDES.
EVRON m Hebrew (Rare)
From a biblical place name, also called עַבְדּוֹן ('Avdon) meaning "servile", for which it may be a clerical error.
EVVIE f English
Diminutive of EVE or EVELYN.
EVY f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
Diminutive of EVA or EVELINA.
EVŽEN m Czech
Czech form of EUGENE.
EVŽENIE f Czech
Czech form of EUGENIA.
EWA f Polish
Polish form of EVE.
EWALD m German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name that was composed of the elements ewa "law, custom" and wald "rule".
EWAN m Scottish
Anglicized form of EOGHAN.
EWART m English
From an English and Scottish surname that was either based on a Norman form of EDWARD, or else derived from a place name of unknown meaning.
EWELINA f Polish
Polish form of EVELINA.
EWEN m Scottish
Variant of EWAN.
EWOUD m Dutch
Dutch form of EWALD.
EWOUT m Dutch
Dutch form of EWALD.
EYAL m Hebrew
Means "might, strength" in Hebrew.
EYDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey "good fortune" or "island" and dís "goddess".
EYLÜL f Turkish
Means "September" in Turkish.
EYMEN m Turkish
Turkish form of AYMAN.
EYSTEINN m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey meaning "island" or "good fortune" and steinn meaning "stone".
EYTAN m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew אֵיתָן (see EITAN).
EYÜP m Turkish
Turkish form of JOB.
EYVINDUR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eyvindr (see ØYVIND).
EZAR m Biblical
Variant of EZER.
EZECHIAS m Biblical Latin
Form of HEZEKIAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
EZECHIEL m Biblical Latin
Latin form of EZEKIEL used in some versions of the Vulgate.
EZEKIAS m Biblical Greek
Form of HEZEKIAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
EZEKIEL m Biblical, English
From the Hebrew name יְחֶזְקֵאל (Yechezqel) meaning "God will strengthen", from the roots חָזַק (chazaq) meaning "to strengthen" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Ezekiel is a major prophet of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Ezekiel. He lived in Jerusalem until the Babylonian conquest and captivity of Israel, at which time he was taken to Babylon. The Book of Ezekiel describes his vivid symbolic visions that predict the restoration of the kingdom of Israel. As an English given name, Ezekiel has been used since the Protestant Reformation.
EZEQUIEL m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of EZEKIEL.
EZER m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "help" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Seir, as well as several other minor characters.
EZGİ f Turkish
Means "melody" in Turkish.
EZHIL m & f Tamil
Means "beauty" in Tamil.
EZIO m Italian
Italian form of AETIUS.
EZIZ m Turkmen
Turkmen form of AZIZ.
'EZRA' m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of EZRA.
EZRA m Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "help" in Hebrew. Ezra is a prophet of the Old Testament and the author of the Book of Ezra. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the Protestant Reformation. The American poet Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was a famous bearer.
EZRAS m Biblical Latin
Latin form of EZRA.
EZTEBE m Basque
Basque form of STEPHEN.
Apply this search to the user-submitted names