[ 2 syll. ea-(s)ter, eas-t-er ] The baby girl name Easter is pronounced as IYSTer †. Easter's origin and use are both in the English language. The name is of the meaning the Christian spring festival.
Easter has 11 forms that are used in English and other languages. Forms used in English include Eastan, Eastar, Eastera, Eastere, Easterea, Easteria, Eastir, Eastlyn, Easton, and Eastor. A form of Easter in other languages is the Germanic Eastre.
See also the related category english.
Easter is rare as a baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1910, 0.016% of baby girls were given the name Easter. Its ranking then was #496. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is now used on an infrequent scale. Out of all girl names in its group, Easter was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Easter: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"