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Gender: Female Meaning of Ebba: "fortress of riches, or strength of a boar" Origin of Ebba: English or German

Ebba Origin and Meaning

The name Ebba is a girl's name of German, English origin meaning "fortress of riches, or strength of a boar".

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.

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Comments

Floris Says:

2016-03-28T13:33:10

Cool :)
Yay, I'm learning something at my Swedish classes... :D!!!

Ebba Nordahl Says:

2016-03-17T10:40:33

That is actually a better description!:)

Floris Says:

2016-03-17T10:36:07

Or a bit like the "e" in egg?
(my swedish isn't very good, but that's how I'd pronounce it).

Ebba Nordahl Says:

2015-12-28T08:24:43

The E in Ebba is pronounced like a british person saying Air, without the R, so more like aehbbah! Its alot easier for swedes to say though;)

emilyfalls13 Says:

2015-09-07T18:07:16

I am so thrilled I found this name! My mother's maiden name is Eberhard and that's also the family that I'm closest to. I have been considering Everett for a boy and now I will definitely consider Ebba for a girl!

SoDallas3 Says:

2015-04-30T02:00:28

I'm always a little nervous about pronouncing this one... pretty sure it's Ey-BAH. It's pretty. I could use this to honour my great-grandfather Eberhard.

SimoneKadele Says:

2015-04-30T01:22:05

Love this!!