Hebrew, diminutive of Ebenezer
"stone of help"

Eben Origin and Meaning

The name Eben is boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "stone of help".
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."

Eben Popularity

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Famous People Named Eben

  • Eben MoglenSoftware Freedom pioneer, historian, and Columbia Law professor
  • Eben EtzebethSouth African rugby player
  • Eben Alexanderneurosurgeon and author of Proof of Heaven
  • Eben BrittonAmerican football player
  • Eben Franckewitzcontestant on season 11 of American Idol
  • Eben Horsford (19c.)inventor of baking powder
  • Eben Ezra RobertsAmerican architect

Eben in Pop Culture

  • Eben StanhopeAlison's married brother in the 1930 play "Alison's House"
  • In ufologyEBE or EBEN = Extraterrestrial Biological Entity
  • Eben Ramseycharacter in the book and film "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society"