[ 2 syll. e-ber, eb-er ] The baby boy name Eber is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is EHBer †.
1: The origin of Eber is Hebrew. Biblical name: The name is of the meaning the region beyond. Ever (Hebrew) is an old form of Eber. The name was borne by various persons in the Old Testament of the Bible, including the great-grandson of Shem.
The name Ebere and the name Ever (Hebrew) are variants of Eber.
2: Eber is largely used in the Irish language and it is derived from Irish Gaelic origins. The name is Anglicized from Éibhear. In Irish mythology, the name was borne by Éibhear Dunn and Éibhear Finn, two of the sons of Míl who conquered Ireland.
Éaibhear (Irish), Éibhear (Irish), Éibhir (Irish), Heber (Irish), and Ivor (Irish) are variants of Eber.
In addition, Eber is a contraction of the name Eberhard (German) as well as a German pet form of the name Everard (Dutch and English).
See also the related form, Ivor (Scottish).
See also the related categories, conquered (king), sons (heir), biblical, hebrew, anglicized, and irish.
Eber is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Eber include Ebere, Ever, Evrard, Evrett, Apro, Avry, Evaro, Avery, and Éaibhear.
† English pronunciation for Eber: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"