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When most people think of the name Everest, they associate it with the tallest mountain in the world. However, as of 2020, it's officially one of the top 1,000 baby names for boys in the United States. That could be the influence of the similar name Everett, which has been on the list of the top 100 names for boys since around 2018. “E” names for boys, like Elijah, Elias, Ethan, Evan, and Emmett, are also big right now. Either way, Everest is cool and modern enough to be unique but not so wild that it sounds totally far out.

Meaning of the name Everest:

English: Place name — the tallest mountain in the world

Origin of the name Everest:

Everest is a name most likely inspired by Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. The mountain was named for George Everest, a former Surveyor General of India. Before the naming of the mountain, Everest was largely thought of as an English surname.

Symbolism of the name Everest:

Naturally, any symbolism associated with Everest has to do with mountains. Mountains are often associated with strength, stability, and adventure.

Style of the name Everest:

Nature name, trendy, modern

Gender of the name Everest:

Everest is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Everest:

EV-er-rest

Number of syllables in the name Everest:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Everest:

The baby name Everest evokes images of someone who loves to go on adventures and is full of life and energy.

Alternative spellings for the name Everest:

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Nicknames for the name Everest:

  • Ev
  • Ever

Popularity of the name Everest:

According to the Social Security Administration, Everest was a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States for the first time in 2020. It ranked at number 982.

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Famous people with the name Everest:

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Everest in popular culture:

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