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Gender: Male Meaning of Eames: "son of the uncle" Origin of Eames: English

The name Eames is a boy's name of English, Irish origin meaning "son of the uncle". Eames and is often added to lists like Artistic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

An upscale surname with a nice modern design connection to the creators of the Eames chair and other midcentury furniture classics, Charles and Ray Eames.

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Famous People Named Eames

True Eames Boardman (born William True Boardman, Jr.), American actor; son of actor True Boardman
Jeremiah Eames Rankin, American abolitionist and hymnist
Charles and Ray Eames, American modern furniture designers

Pop Culture References for the name Eames

Eames, a character in film "Inception"
Eames, a warlock on TV's "Charmed"


Zelliew Says:


Looks odd

JustBrowsing Says:


I initially thought it was a typo of James - I've never heard of Eames.

Kisa Says:


Loves the name Eames! It's very dapper. Though I dislike the meaning: "son of the uncle," what is that all about?