English variation of the German Eberhard
"brave as a wild boar"

Everett Origin and Meaning

The name Everett is a boy's name of German, English origin meaning "brave as a wild boar".

Everett is a statesmanlike, wintry New England name whose recent leap in popularity can be credited to its similarity to trendy girls’ names such as Eva and Ava. Its high point was about a century ago, when Everett was a Top 100 name.

Everett Hills is a character in Eugene O'Neill's drama Mourning Becomes Electra. George Clooney and Dermot Mulroney have both played Everetts in recent films; author John Irving named his youngest son Everett, and singer Isaac Hanson has an Everett as well.

# 81 in the US

Everett Rank in US Top 1000

# 48 on Nameberry

Everett Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Everett Popularity

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Famous People Named Everett

  • Everett McKinley DirksenU.S. Senator from Illinois
  • Everett SloaneAmerican actor
  • Everett Eric LindsayAmerican NFL football player
  • Everett Norris CaseAmerican college basketball coach
  • Everett DeanAmerican college basketball coach
  • (Charles) Everett Koopformer U.S. Surgeon General
  • (Lewis) Everett ScottAmerican baseball player
  • (James) Everett SandersAmerican political adviser and party chair
  • Everett M. "Busy" ArnoldAmerican male founder of Quality Comics
  • (Clarke) Everett Hanson (b. 2007)son of singer Isaac Hanson
  • Everett Mokarow (b. 2007)son of former Miss USA Courtney Gibbs and Kevin Mokarow
  • Everett Floyd Abrams (b. 2012)son of TV journalist Dan Abrams and reality TV personality Florinka Pesenti
  • Everett Joseph Wright (b. 2013)son of country music singer Chely Wright
  • Everett DiSalvoson of director Lino DiSalvo
  • Thomas "Tom" Everett ScottAmerican actor
  • John Everett MillaisBritish painter
  • Darren Everett CrissAmerican actor/singer
  • Rupert EverettEnglish actor
  • Dylan EverettCanadian actor

Everett in Pop Culture

  • Everett Ulysses McGillmain character in film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
  • Everett HillsCongregational minister in "Mourning Becomes Electra"
  • Everett Stonecharacter in film "The Family Stone"
  • Everett Hitchsoft,spoken gunslinger in "Appaloosa" by Robert B. Parker
  • Everett K. Rosscharacter in Marvel Comics
  • Mark Everett Sloancharacter on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"

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