[ 2 syll. e-den, ed-en ] The baby boy name Eden is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being more common. It is pronounced in English as IY-DahN †.
1: Eden is used predominantly in the English and Hebrew languages, and it is derived from Hebrew origins. A biblical name, it is derived from the elements 'eden' meaning delight, paradise ; 'edinu' plain, steppe ; 'edin' plain, steppe. The generic name has been used in the Old Testament of the Bible. See Eden for more information.
Eaden, Eadin, Edenson, Edin, Ednan, Edyn, and Eiden are variants of Eden.
2: Eden is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Old English origins. Here, it means blessed bear cub. It is derived from the elements 'ead' meaning wealth, blessed ; 'hun' young animal, bear cub, Hun, warrior. It represents the transferred use of the surname as a given name. See Eden for more information.
See also the related categories, warrior, english, blessed (holy), bear, young (cub), wealth (abundance), biblical, hebrew, hun, and animal (wild).
Eden is fairly popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s; before that, it was of very light use only. Its usage peaked modestly in 2018 with 0.031% of baby boys being given the name Eden. Its ranking then was #488. Among all boy names in its group, Eden was the most widely used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Eden include Eadan, Eaden, Eadon, Eadwen, Eatton, Eatun, Edam, Edom, Eithan, Eithen, Eithon, Ethan, and Etton.
† Pronunciation for Eden: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Eden is Author, Eden Phillpotts, born 4 November 1862 - 29 December 1960, India.