Names That Mean Boar

  1. Everett
    • Origin:

      English variation of the German Eberhard
    • Meaning:

      "brave as a wild boar"
    • Description:

      Everett is a preppy but outdoorsy name, with wintery New England vibes. In the last decade, it’s had a leap in popularity, perhaps because of its similarity to trendy girls’ names like Ava and Scarlett, or perhaps because it offers a fresh alternative to 90’s style Evan and Brett.
  2. Everly
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "wild boar in woodland clearing"
    • Description:

      Sweet and stylish, with a sporty, energetic undertone, Everly is a name that ticks lots of boxes.
  3. Everleigh
    • Origin:

      Variation of Everly
    • Meaning:

      "wild boar in woodland clearing"
    • Description:

      Like Ashley before it, on-trend Everly has been followed by a range of spelling variants, and among them, Everleigh is the most popular.
  4. Ebba
    • Origin:

      English or German
    • Meaning:

      "fortress of riches, or strength of a boar"
    • Description:

      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.
  5. Everly
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "wild boar in woodland clearing"
    • Description:

      Evokes 1960s brotherly close harmony. The Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis named his son Everly Bear, and it is also an explosively popular choice for girls. We predict that all the "Ever" names will be one of the defining trends of the 2010s-20s.
  6. Everlyn
    • Origin:

      American invented name, variation of Evelyn and Everly, English
    • Meaning:

      "desired; water; island; wild boar in woodland clearing"
    • Description:

      Everlyn is one of the countless new spin on Evelyn and sisters, this generation's answer to Caitlin and Michaela. Evelyn, recently in the US Top 10, has been around as a name for a long time, once used for boys too. Ever and Everly are newer inventions, and Everlyn borrows something from them all. Nearly 70 baby girls were named Everlyn in the most recent year counted.
  7. Everett
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "brave boar"
    • Description:

      Everett is a male name that's a prime crossover candidate, much like Eliot, Ellis, and Ellery.
  8. Irwin
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "boar friend"
    • Description:

      Son of Irving.
  9. Averil
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "boar battle"
    • Description:

      One of the rare English surname names originally derived from a female given name: Eoforhild (Everild), meaning "boar battle". Also spelled Averill, it's an extremely rare choice today, but shares sounds with fashionable Ava and Avery.
  10. Averill
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "boar battle"
    • Description:

      Averill is an ancient name, most properly spelled Averil, that has a Boston Brahmin air – probably due to the image of statesman Averill Harriman. It's of the rare English surname names that originally derived from a female given name: Eoforhild (Everild), meaning "boar battle".
  11. Averil
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "boar battle"
    • Description:

      One of the rare English surname names originally derived from a female given name: Eoforhild, meaning "boar battle". Also spelled Averill, it's an extremely rare choice today, but shares sounds with fashionable Avery.
  12. Everton
    • Origin:

      English place name
    • Meaning:

      "wild boar settlement"
    • Description:

      This geographical name, which belongs to an English Premier League football club, is popular in soccer-mad Brazil.
  13. Everston
    • Origin:

      English surname
    • Meaning:

      "wild boar settlement"
    • Description:

      Ever- names are currently red-hot, but surname-style Everston is still waiting to be discovered.
  14. Eberhard
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "brave boar"
    • Description:

      Much more niche and obviously Germanic than its anglicised cousins Everard and Everett, but with the same strong meaning. Eberhard is hardly ever used in the US - it's only made the charts once so far, back in 1918.
  15. Everlynn
    • Origin:

      American invented name, variation of Evelyn and Everly, English
    • Meaning:

      "desired; water; island; wild boar in woodland clearing"
    • Description:

      Everlynn combines two of the hottest baby names of the moment — Evelyn and Everly — but can't claim either of their histories. Although if you can't decide between the two, Everlynn is the logical compromise.
  16. Evert
    • Origin:

      English, variation of Everett, from German Eberhard
    • Meaning:

      "brave boar"
    • Description:

      Though you might have been a fan of tennis star Chris Evert, stick with EVERETT, which everyone will think you're saying anyway.
  17. Inojin
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "boar person"
    • Description:

      This name was created for the character Inojin Yamanaka from Naruto. It is close in sound to the English girl names Imogen and Innogen.
  18. Everley
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "boar in a woodland clearing"
    • Description:

      One of the many variations of Everly, but more surname-y in appearance.
  19. Averill
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "boar battle"
    • Description:

      One of the rare English surname names originally derived from a female given name: Eoforhild (Everild), meaning "boar battle". Also spelled Averill, it's an extremely rare choice today, but shares sounds with fashionable Ava and Avery.
  20. Borden
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "den of the boar"
    • Description:

      A neglected surname name that could substitute for the more common Gordon, which has in the past associated with the milk company and Elsie the Cow.