From Eamon to Ezra and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter E along with the meanings and origin of each name.
Baby Naming Tip – When choosing baby boy names, write the complete name (including the middle name) and check the initials. Don’t choose names that end up creating less than desirable initials, for example: Daria Ophelia Gomez (D.O.G.)
Most Popular Baby Boy Names Starting with E in 2018
First we’ll start with the most popular baby boy names from 2018. They were:
Elijah was the most popular baby boy name starting with E in 2018. This should come as no surprise as Elijah has been the most common baby boy name starting with E as far back as 2009. What a run!
Here’s how the top three names have looked over the past decade:
Elijah wasn’t just popular for E boy names in 2018. Overall
it was the number 7 most popular name among all baby boy names in 2018. Here’s
how it looked when compared to all baby boys born in 2018.
While Elijah was a popular choice in 2018, you can see it
was only about 95% as popular a baby boy name as James. Just for fun, let’s take a look at the most
popular baby boy names beginning with E throughout history.
Now let’s look into what boy’s names lost and gained popularity in 2018, again only for names starting with E.
As you can see, Eithan jumped by 19 slots and Evander was the smallest gainer in 2018, gaining only 4 spots.
Unique Baby Boy Names Starting With E
While it’s fun to see what lots of other people are naming their babies, many people prefer to find baby names that are more uncommon. To that end, below is the some of the more unique baby boy names starting with E.
Overall, Eithan was the 1026th most popular boy name in 2018 with 198 babies. That means there were 65x more Elijahs than Eithans last year. That makes it a very unique name!
If you don’t have your name in mind yet, don’t worry! Below we present a list of literally every baby boy name — including middle names — starting with E, the name’s meaning and origin. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
Eachan through Edison
- Eachan Scottish Gaelic — A brown horse.
- Eamnonn Irish Gaelic — Irish Gaelic form of Edmund. Protector.
- Eamon — Protector.
- Earl Old English — A nobleman.
- Earnest Teutonic — The serious, earnest one.
- Earvin Scottish — From a placename (Irving).
- Eaton Old English — From the estate by the river.
- Eban Hebrew — stone
- Ebenezer Hebrew — The rock of help. A placename that is mentioned in the Bible.
- Eberhard Teutonic — As brave as a wild boar. Also see Everard.
- Ebrahim Arabic — Arabic form of Abraham.
- Ed Old English — Happy guardian. From the name Edgar, Edmund, Edward, Edwin and other names.
- Edan Irish Gaelic — The little fiery one.
- Edbert Old English — Prosperous and bright.
- Eddie — Great spearman.
- Eddy — Great spearman.
- Eden Hebrew/Old English — Hebrew: The place of pleasure (from the Garden of Eden). Old English: A bear cub. A boy or girl’s name.
- Edgar Old English — Great spearman.
- Edgardo Old English/French — prosperous warrior
- Edison Old English — The son of Edgar, Edmund or Edward. Great spearman.
Edlin through Egmont
- Edlin Old English — A prosperous friend.
- Edmond English — prosperous protector
- Edmund Old English — Protector.
- Edolf Old English — A prosperous wolf.
- Edom Hebrew — Red.
- Edric Old English — A prosperous ruler.
- Edsel Teutonic — The noble one.
- Edward Old English — Happy guardian.
- Edwardo — Happy guardian.
- Edwin Old English — Prosperous friend.
- Efrain Spanish — Fruitful. One of the sons of Joseph in the Bible.
- Efram Hebrew — Fruitful. One of the sons of Joseph in the Bible.
- Efrem Hebrew — Fruitful. One of the sons of Joseph in the Bible.
- Egan Irish Gaelic — Little fire.
- Egbert Old English — A bright sword.
- Egerton Old English — edge
- Egeus — From Shakespeare’s play Midsummer-Night’s Dream.
- Egil Norwegian, French — the edge or point, a sting
- Eglamour — From Shakespeare’s play Two Gentlemen of Verona.
- Egmont German — weapon, defender
Egon through Elden
- Egon Teutonic — The point of a sword.
- Egor Russian — Russian form of George. A tiller of the soil (farmer).
- Egyed Hungarian — shieldbearer
- Ehner Old English — Noble and famous.
- Ehno Italian from Teutonic — A protector.
- Ehnore Old English — From the riverbank with Elm trees.
- Ehren Teutonic — Honourable.
- Ehud Hebrew — The sympathetic one.
- Eideard Scottish Gaelic — A rich guardian.
- Einar Old Norse — A lone warrior.
- Eirik Norwegian — An all-powerful ruler.
- Eisig Hebrew — he who laughs
- Ekachakra Hindu — son of Kashyapa
- Eknath Hindu — poet, saint
- Eladio Latin — A man from Greece.
- Elan Hebrew/ Native American — Hebrew: A tree. North American Indian: The friendly one.
- Eland Old English — From the island.
- Elbert Teutonic — Noble and illustrious.
- Elbow — From Shakespeare’s play Measure for Measure.
- Elden Old English — An old, wise friend.
Eldin through Ellar
- Eldin Old English — An old, wise friend.
- Eldon Old English — From the hill.
- Eldred Old English — A great counsellor.
- Eldric Old English — An old, wise ruler.
- Eldrich Old English — An old, wise ruler.
- Eldridge Old English — From the Alder tree ridge.
- Eldwin Old German — old friend
- Eleazar Hebrew — God is my help.
- Elek Hungarian — helper and defender of mankind
- Elezar Hebrew — God is my help.
- Elgan Welsh — bright circle
- Elgar Old English — A noble spear.
- Eli Hebrew — The highest. A biblical name. Also from the name Elias, Elijah, Elisha.
- Elia — The Lord is God.
- Elias Hebrew — The Lord is God. An Israelite prophet in the Bible.
- Elijah Hebrew — The Lord is God.
- Eliot — The Lord is God.
- Elisha Hebrew — God is my salvation. The successor of Elijah in the Bible. A boy or girl’s name.
- Elkan Hebrew — Possessed by God.
- Ellar Scottish Gaelic — A butler or steward.
Ellard through Elwin
- Ellard Teutonic — A noble ruler.
- Ellery Teutonic/Cornish — Tuetonic: From the Elder tree. Cornish: A Swan.
- Elliot — The Lord is God. From the name Elijah.
- Elliott English from Old French — The Lord is God.
- Ellis English from Greek — A form of Elias. See Elijah.
- Ellison English from Greek — The son of Ellis or Elias. The Lord is God. Also see Elijah.
- Elmar Old English — famous nobleman
- Elmo unknown — proctector
- Elner Teutonic — Famous.
- Eloy Latin — To choose. A Spanish name.
- Elroy English from French — The king. Also see Leroy.
- Elsdon Old English — From the noble one’s valley.
- Elston Old English — From the nob one’s farm.
- Elton Old English — The old town.
- Elu Native American — full of grace
- Elvin Teutonic — All wise.
- Elvis Old Norse — All wise.
- Elvy Old English — An elfin warrior.
- Elward Old English — A noble guardian.
- Elwin Old English — A friend of the elves.
Elwood through Ennis
- Elwood Old English — The ruler of the elves.
- Ely — The highest.
- Emerson — The son of Emery. Ruler of work.
- Emery Teutonic — Ruler of work.
- Emil Teutonic — Industrious. The masculine form of Emily.
- Emilio Italian/Spanish — Industrious. The masculine form of Emily.
- Emir Arabic — charming prince
- Emlen Teutonic — Industrious. The masculine form of Emily.
- Emlyn Welsh — Industrious. The masculine form of Emily.
- Emmanuel Hebrew — God is with us. A boy or girl’s name.
- Emmet Old English — Industrious. A boy or girl’s name.
- Emrey Teutonic — An industrious ruler.
- Emrick Welsh — immortal
- Emrys Welsh — Welsh form of Ambrose. Immortal.
- Emyr Welsh — Honour.
- Enda Irish Gaelic — Bird-like. A boy or girl’s name.
- Endymion Greek — A beautiful youth from mythology.
- Eneas Greek — The praised one.
- Engelbert Teutonic — A bright Angel.
- Ennis Celtic — From the island. Also see Innes.
Ennor through Ermanno
- Ennor Cornish — From the boundary. A boy or girl’s name.
- Enoch Hebrew — Experienced, or consecrated. A biblical name.
- Enos Hebrew — Mankind. A character in the Bible. Also an Irish form of Angus.
- Enrico Italian — The ruler of the home or estate.
- Enrique Portuguese/Spanish — The ruler of the home or estate.
- Enzo Italian — From the Laurel tree or crowned with laurels. From the name Lorenzo and other names.
- Eoin Gaelic — Gaelic form of John. God is gracious.
- Ephraim Hebrew — Fruitful. One of the sons of Joseph in the Bible.
- Erasmus Greek — Worthy of love.
- Erastus Greek — The loving one.
- Ercole Italian — From the exceptionally strong mythological hero (Hercules).
- Erebus Greek — The mythological God of darkness.
- Erek Polish — lovable
- Erhard Teutonic — Strong and honourable.
- Eric Old Norse — Honourable ruler.
- Erik Norwegian — Honourable ruler.
- Erin Irish Gaelic — From Ireland. A boy or girl’s name.
- Erith Old English — From the gravelly landing place. An English placename.
- Erland Old Norse — A foreigner, a stranger.
- Ermanno Italian — A man of the army.
Ernest through Este
- Ernest Teutonic — The serious, earnest one.
- Ernie — The serious, earnest one.
- Eros Greek — The God of love.
- Errol Scottish — To wander.
- Erroll — To wander.
- Erskine Scottish Gaelic — From the heights.
- Eruera Maori — Maori form of Edward. Happy guardian.
- Ervin Scottish — From a placename (Irving).
- Erwin Old English — From the words `boar’ and ‘friend’.
- Eryx Greek — A mythological figure.
- Esau Hebrew — The hairy one. The son of Isaac and brother of Jacob in the Bible.
- Esbern Old Norse — A divine bear.
- Escalus — From Shakespeare’s plays Measure for Measure and Romeo & Juliet.
- Escanes — From Shakespeare’s play Pericles
- Esidor Greek — The gift of Isis (an Egyptian goddess).
- Esmond Old English — The gracious or handsome protector.
- Esra Hebrew — The helper. A prophet in the Bible.
- Essex Old English — The Saxons from the east. An English county.
- Essien African — sixth-born son
- Este Italian — From the east.
Esteban through Evelyn
- Esteban Spanish — Spanish form of Stephen. A crown or garland.
- Estes Latin — estuary
- Ethan Hebrew — Firm, strong.
- Ethelred Teutonic — A noble counsellor.
- Etienne French — French form of Stephen.
- Eton Old English — From the estate by the river.
- Ettore Italian — To hold fast. The name of a Trojan hero in classical mythology.
- Etzel Teutonic — The noble one.
- Euan Scottish Gaelic — Possibly meaning born of the Yew tree.
- Eudor Greek — good gift
- Eugene Greek — Born lucky.
- Eumann Scottish Gaelic — A prosperous protector. Also see Eamonn.
- Euridice unknown — justice
- Eurwyn Welsh — Fair and golden.
- Eusebio Greek — Pious, respectful.
- Eustace Greek — Fruitful, or steadfast.
- Evan Welsh — Young warrior. Also see John and Owen.
- Evander Greek — A good man. A mythological character.
- Evangelos Greek — The evangelist.
- Evelyn English — From an old surname, but also related to Eve. A boy or girl’s name.
Everard through Ezra
- Everard Old English — As strong or brave as a boar. Also see Eberhard.
- Everet Old English — As strong or brave as a boar. Also see Eberhard.
- Everett Old English — As strong or brave as a boar. Also see Eberhard.
- Everild Old English — The slayer of the boar. A boy or girl’s name.
- Everley Old English — From the place of the wild boar.
- Evzen Czech — of noble birth
- Ewald Teutonic — He who rules by the law.
- Ewan Scottish Gaelic — Possibly meaning born of the Yew tree.
- Ewart Old English — A ewe herder.
- Ewing Old English — A friend of the law.
- Eydie — Rich gift.
- Ezekiel Hebrew — God strengthens, or the strength of God. One of the books of the Bible.
- Ezio Latin — Like an eagle.
- Ezra Hebrew — The helper. A prophet in the Bible.