[ 1 syll. ec-(k)har(d), eck-ha-rd ] The baby boy name Eckhard is pronounced as EHKHH-RD †. Eckhard is largely used in German and it is derived from Germanic origins. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'ek' which means edge of a sword ; 'hart' brave, hardy. Ekkehard (Germanic) is an original form of the name. The name Ekkehard was borne by five monks of the Abbey of Saint Gall from the 10th to the 13th century.
Variation transcriptions of Eckhard used in other languages include Eckart (German), Eckehard (German), Eckhardt (German), Edzard (Frisian and German), Eggert (German and Scandinavian), Eilert (Frisian and Scandinavian), and Ekkehardt (German). The spelling variant Eckard (German) is another foreign form.
See also the related form, Eike (German).
Eckhard is a seldom used baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Eckhard include Ekerd, Ecerd, Echerd, Eckard, Eckardt, Eckart, Eckehard, Eckhardt, Eckherd, Eckhert, Eduárd, Eggert, Eghert, Egherte, Eghirt, Eghirte, Eghurt, Eghurte, Ekhard, and Ekhardt.
† English pronunciation for Eckhard: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"