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Ebony
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: ebony
Info about origin: use of the english word 'ebony' as a given name
 popular among Afro-Americans
 the word itself is very old, e.g. old Greek 'ebenos'
Words:  (English) ; ebenos=the ebony (Old High German)
Variants: Ebony  English   (#277 in US popularity)
 Eboni  English   (#943 in US popularity)

Edeltraud
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name
Words: adal=the noble, honorable (Old High German) ; trud=the strength, the power (Old High German)
Variants: Edeltraud  German
 Edeltraut  German
 Edeltrud  German
 Audra  English   (#877 in US popularity)
 Audrey  English   (#165 in US popularity)
 3 variants more...

Eden
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: pleasure (?)
Info about origin: in the Bible the Garden of Eden is the first home of Adam and Eve, the 'paradise'
 said to derive from the Hebrew word 'eden' (pleasure)
 but more probably from an Akkadian word 'edinu', itself a loan word from Sumerian meaning 'plain, steppe'
Words: eden=the pleasure (Hebrew) ; edinu=the plain, the steppe (Akkadian) ; edin=the plain, the steppe (Sumerian)
Variants: Eden  English   (#722 in US popularity)

Edith
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Info about origin: Old English two-element name that predates the Norman conquest
Words: ead=the wealth (Old English) ; gyth=the fight, the battle (Old English)
Variants: Edith  German, English   (#550 in US popularity)
 Editha  English, German
 4 variants more...

Eileen
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Info about origin: Anglicized form of a Gaelic/Old Irish name that derives from the Old French name 'Aveline', like 'Eveline'
 another possible derivation is from 'Helen'
 very popular since the early 20th century
Variants: Eileen  English, Irish   (#567 in US popularity)
 Aileen  German, English   (#694 in US popularity)
 4 variants more...

Eleonora
Language of origin: Old Provençal
Gender: female
Info about origin: from an Old Provençal name 'Alienor' which is usually taken to be a variant of 'Helen'
 however the name has probably Germanic roots and contains the name element 'ali' (foreign)
Words: ali=foreign (Germanic)
Variants: Eleonora  German, Italian
 Nora  German, Italian, English, Scandinavian   (#463 in US popularity)
 Eleanor  English   (#598 in US popularity)
 Elly  English
 Eléonore  French
 21 variants more...

Eliane
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: my god is Yahweh
Info about origin:See male form Elijah
Variants: Eliane  German
 Eliana  German, Italian, Spanish   (#905 in US popularity)
 Iliana  German, English   (#770 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Elisha
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: God is help
Info about origin: mostly a male name, but sometimes also used as a female name in the US
Words: el=God, the powerful (Hebrew) ; jascha=to help, to deliver (Hebrew)
Variants: Elisha  English   (#756 in US popularity)

Elizabeth
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: My God is abundance; My God has sworn
Info about origin: meaning not known for sure
 2 interpretations are common, with the second name element either derived from 'sheba' (seven) or from 'shaba' (oath):
 'My God is seven' with the number seven as symbol for abundance, thus 'My God is abundance'
 or 'My God has sworn').
 in the Bible Elizabeth is the mother of John the Baptist
Words: el=God, the powerful (Hebrew) ; sheba=seven (Hebrew) ; shaba=the oath (Hebrew)
Variants: Elizabeth  English   (#8 in US popularity)
 Bettina  German, Italian
 Elisa  German   (#425 in US popularity)
 Elisabeth  German, English, French, Greek   (#356 in US popularity)
 Elischeba  German
 Elise  German   (#288 in US popularity)
 Elsa  German   (#905 in US popularity)
 Ilse  German
 Liese  German
 Liesel  German
 Lisa  German, English, French, Italian, Dutch   (#113 in US popularity)
 Lisbeth  German
 Lise  German, French
 Beth  English   (#705 in US popularity)
 Betsy  English   (#918 in US popularity)
 Betty  English   (#779 in US popularity)
 Elisabetta  Italian
 Elissa  English   (#753 in US popularity)
 Eliza  English   (#570 in US popularity)
 Elyssa  English   (#891 in US popularity)
 Libby  English
 Lilly  English
 Lisette  French
 Liz  English
 Liza  English   (#953 in US popularity)
 Lizbeth  English   (#542 in US popularity)
 Lizeth  English   (#973 in US popularity)
 Lizette  English   (#694 in US popularity)
 Lizzie  English
 32 variants more...

Ella
Language of origin: Italian
Gender: female
Info about origin: short form of names ending in '-ella', like e.g. 'Graziella' or 'Gabriella'
Variants: Ella  German   (#662 in US popularity)

Ellie
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: short form of names starting with 'El-', especially 'Eleanor'
Variants: Ellie  English   (#701 in US popularity)
 1 variant more...

Elysia
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Info about origin: in Greek and Roman mythology the 'Elysion' / 'Elysium' is the blissful realm of dead heroes
Variants: Elysia  English
 Elyse  English   (#744 in US popularity)

Emily
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Emil
Variants: Emily  English   (#3 in US popularity)
 Emilia  German, Scandinavian   (#953 in US popularity)
 Emilie  German   (#549 in US popularity)
 Emely  English
 Emilee  English   (#424 in US popularity)
 Émilie  French
 9 variants more...

Emma
Language of origin: Germanic
Gender: female
Info about origin: originally a short form of names beginning with 'Erm-' or 'Irm', like e.g. Irmgard
Words: ermana=immense, universal (Germanic) ; irmin=universal (Old High German)
Variants: Emma  German, English, French, Scandinavian   (#71 in US popularity)
 5 variants more...

Erica
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: alone-ruler
Info about origin:See male form Eric
Variants: Erica  German, English, French   (#57 in US popularity)
 Erika  German, Scandinavian   (#95 in US popularity)
 Ericka  English   (#468 in US popularity)

Erin
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the Irish woman
Info about origin: Anglicized form of the Irish name 'Eireann' which derives from the name 'Eire' of the country
Words: eire=Ireland (Old Irish)
Variants: Erin  English, Irish   (#48 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Esmeralda
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: smaragd
Info about origin: from the Spanish word 'esmeralda' (smaragd)
 the name of the gemstone derives from a Greek word meaning 'green stone'
Words: esmeralda=the smaragd (Spanish) ; smaragdos=the green stone (Old Greek)
Variants: Esmeralda  German, Spanish, Italian   (#286 in US popularity)
 Emerald  English   (#896 in US popularity)
 1 variant more...

Essence
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: essence
Info about origin: use of the common English word as given name
 the word has Latin roots
Words:  (English)
Variants: Essence  English   (#673 in US popularity)

Esther
Language of origin: Old Persian
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: star (?)
Info about origin: in the Bible Esther is the Jewish wife of a king of Persia (see 'Book of Esther', Old Testament)
 of Persian origin, maybe meaning 'star', or maybe a Hebrew form of 'ishtar' (the name of a Persian goddess)
Words: star=the star (Old Persian)
Variants: Esther  German, English, French, Hebrew   (#297 in US popularity)
 5 variants more...

Eunice
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: good victory
Info about origin: in the Bible Eunice is the mother of Timothy, the helper of Paul, the apostle
Words: eu=good, well (Old Greek) ; nike=the victory (Old Greek)
Variants: Eunice  English   (#923 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Eve
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: live, living, the enlivening
Info about origin: in the Bible Adam and Eve are the first humans
Words: chayah=living, to live (Hebrew)
Variants: Eve  French, English
 Eva  German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Scandinavian   (#348 in US popularity)
 Ava  English   (#744 in US popularity)
 Evita  Spanish
 11 variants more...

Evelyn
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Info about origin: derives from the Old French/Norman name 'Aveline' which is a diminutive of 'Avila', a variant of 'Ava'
 the meaning is not known for sure, maybe from Latin 'avis' (bird)
Words: avis=the bird (Latin)
Variants: Evelyn  English   (#205 in US popularity)
 Eveline  German, English
 5 variants more...