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Gender: F Meaning of Ebba: "fortress of riches, or strength of a boar" Origin of Ebba: English or German

Ebba, the feminine version of Eberhard and also a form of an old English name, is in the Swedish Top 10 but virtually unknown in the US. However, with the rise of Emma, Ella, Ada, and similar simple-yet-traditional names, Ebba may enjoy more widespread popularity.

Famous People Named Ebba

Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson, stage name Tove Lo, Swedish pop singer-songwriter
Ebba Marnell, sister of Australian pro skateboarder Lewis Marnell
Ebba Zingmark, model

Pop Culture References for the name Ebba

Ebba Selander, character from The dung-beetle flies at dusk, by Maria Gripe
Ebba Rose, protagonist in the novel "East" by Edith Pattou