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Gender: M Meaning of Eden: "place of pleasure, delight" Origin of Eden: Hebrew Eden's Popularity in 2015: #503

This Biblical name is rising dramatically -- nearly 100 places in the past year! -- for boys and at the same time softening a tiny bit for girls. Still, the raw numbers put it still on the girls' side: In 2015, Eden was given as a name to more than 2000 girls versus about 500 boys. A delightful unisex choice.

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Famous People Named Eden

Eden, Biblical figure mentioned in 2 Chronicles 31:15
Eden Michael Hazard, Belgian footballer
Eden Phillpotts, English novelist and poet
Eden Colvile, Canadian political figure
(Ernest) Eden George, New Zealand politician
Eden Feldman, brother of American actor Corey Feldman

Pop Culture References for the name Eden

The Garden of Eden, Biblical paradise
Eden Wing, character in Marie Lu's Legend trilogy
Daz Eden, character on British soap "Emmerdale"
"East of Eden", novel and film by John Steinbeck