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1056 Baby Names That Start With E (with Meanings and Popularity)

1056 Baby Names That Start With E (with Meanings and Popularity)

Baby names that start with E are well-loved, particularly for girls. In fact, the most popular girl name beginning with E, Emma, also held the title of top girl name in the US for over five years. It’s common internationally as well, particularly in Western Europe. Old Testament Elijah is top E name for boys, having superseded another strong but sweet biblical name, Ethan.

Along with Emma, other girl names beginning with E in the US Top 100 include Evelyn, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Ella, and Everly. As well as Elijah, boy names starting with E in the US Top 100 include Eli, Ezra, Easton, Elias, and Ezekiel.

Further down the list, trending E names include the contemporary Emberly, retro nicknames Elsie, Evie, Emmy and variants, and newly unisex Ezra — for girls. There are plenty more unique E names for boys with incredible style, such as the on-trend but uncommon Emrys or the romantic Italian Elio.

Here, our full selection of names that start with E, ordered by their current popularity on Nameberry.

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  1. EloiseHeart
    • Origin:

      French and English variation of Heloise
    • Meaning:

      "healthy; wide"
  2. EvangelineHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "bearer of good news"
  3. ElsieHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Elizabeth via its Scottish variation, Elspeth
    • Meaning:

      "pledged to God"
  4. EleanorHeart
    • Origin:

      English variation of French Provencal Alienor, meaning unknown
  5. ElodieHeart
    • Origin:

      French, variation of Alodia, German
    • Meaning:

      "foreign riches"
  6. ElowenHeart
    • Origin:

      Cornish
    • Meaning:

      "elm"
  7. ElenaHeart
    • Origin:

      Spanish, Italian, German, Greek variation of Helen
    • Meaning:

      "bright, shining light"
  8. ElizabethHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "pledged to God"
  9. EmmaHeart
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "universal"
  10. ElizaHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "pledged to God"
  11. EthanHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "strong, firm"
  12. EmiliaHeart
    • Origin:

      Feminine variation of Emil, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "rival"
  13. ElioHeart
    • Origin:

      Italian, Spanish
    • Meaning:

      "sun"
  14. EdithHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "prosperous in war"
  15. EmmelineHeart
    • Origin:

      Old French form of archaic German Amal
    • Meaning:

      "work"
  16. EstherHeart
    • Origin:

      Persian
    • Meaning:

      "star"
  17. EmilyHeart
    • Origin:

      Feminine variation of Emil, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "rival"
  18. EvieHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Eve or Eva
    • Meaning:

      "life"
  19. EvaHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin form of Eve, Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "life"
  20. EttaHeart
    • Origin:

      English and Scottish, short form of any name ending with -etta: Henrietta, Loretta etc.