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Gender: MMeaning of Ebenezer: "stone of help"Origin of Ebenezer: Hebrew
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Dickens's miserly Ebenezer Scrooge pretty much annihilated this biblical name, but since he did reform at the end of A ChristmasCarol, maybe there's some slight hope for the old name yet. Ebenezer short form Eben is an attractive alternative.
Eben-Ezer, biblical location (its meaning ["stone of help"] made clear in I Samuel 7:12: "Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebenezer, saying Hitherto hath the Lord helped us.")
Ebenezer Scrooge, main character in "A ChristmasCarol"