The name Eben is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "stone of help". Eben and is often added to lists like Best Boy Names Starting with Vowels and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
Though most parents would shy away from Ebenezer, short form Eben is affable and creative and perfectly able to stand alone; nothing Scroogish about it. This also makes a fresh new spin on the very popular Ethan or Evan.
Eben Oleson is the name of the character played by Josh Hartnett in the movie "30 Days of Night."