Everett - Meaning of Everett
[ 3 syll. e-ve-ret(t), ev-ere-tt ] The baby boy name Everett is pronounced as EHV-eh-RehT †. Everett is an English name of Germanic and Old English origin. The first name is derived from the surname, which is itself from the first name Everard. As a first name, Everett was adopted modestly by English speakers in the late 19th century. In literature, it is known from the character Everett Hills in the Eugene O'Neill trilogy of plays Mourning Becomes Electra (1931).
Everett is a variant form of the Dutch and English name Everard in the English language.
Everett has 16 variant forms that are used in English and other languages. Variant forms used in English include Ev, Evered, Everest, Everette, Everhard, Everhardt, Everit, Everitt, Everret, Everrett, Everrit, Everritt, Evraud, and Evrett. The variant spelling Everet is another English form. A variant form of Everett in other languages is the Dutch Evert.
Variant forms share the origin and thus the meaning of the name Everett.
Everett is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1990s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.207% of baby boys were given the name Everett. It ranked at #95 then. Out of all boy names in its group, Everett was the most commonly used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Everett: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"
A famous person named Everett is Actor E. G. Marshall, born Everett Gunnar Marshall, 18 June 1914 - 24 August 1998, Owatonna, Minnesota.