[ 3 syll. e-bo-ny, eb-ony ] The baby boy name Ebony is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is EH-BehN-iy- †. Ebony is used chiefly in the English language and it is also derived from English origins. It is derived from the elements 'ebony' ; 'ebenius' meaning black wood ; 'ebenos' black wood ; 'hbnj'. It represents the transferred use of the vocabulary word as a given name. See Ebony for more information.
Ebony is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Ebony has mostly been a girl name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Ebony include Efeom, Effiom, Effyom, Efiom, Efyom, Epefano, Epifan, Eviun, Epefanio, Epifanee, Epifaney, Epifani, Epifano, Epifaneo, Eban, Eben, Ebenn, Ebin, Ebun, and Efan.
† Pronunciation for Ebony: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"