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Names That Start With E

Names That Start With E

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 Old Testament Elijah is top E name for boys, having superseded another strong but sweet biblical name, Ethan.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, E names on the rise include the contemporary Emberly, retro nicknames Elsie, Evie, Emmy and variants, and newly unisex Ezra — for girls. There are plenty more unique options 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. You also might want to check out our lists of Girl Names That Start With E, Boy Names That Start With E, or Unisex Names That Start With E.

  1. EloiseHeart
    • Origin:

      French and English variation of Heloise
    • Meaning:

      "healthy; wide"
  2. EleanorHeart
    • Origin:

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

      French, variation of Alodia, German
    • Meaning:

      "foreign riches"
  4. EzraHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "help"
  5. EvangelineHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "bearer of good news"
  6. EverettHeart
    • Origin:

      English variation of the German Eberhard
    • Meaning:

      "brave as a wild boar"
  7. ElliotHeart
    • Origin:

      Anglicization of Elijah or Elias
    • Meaning:

      "Jehovah is God"
  8. EthanHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "strong, firm"
  9. EllisHeart
    • Origin:

      English surname derived from Elijah or Elias or Welsh
    • Meaning:

      "benevolent"
  10. EvelynHeart
    • Origin:

      English from French and German
    • Meaning:

      "desired; or water, island"
  11. EmmettHeart
    • Origin:

      English masculine variation of Emma, German
    • Meaning:

      "universal"
  12. ElioHeart
    • Origin:

      Italian, Spanish
    • Meaning:

      "sun"
  13. EllaHeart
    • Origin:

      German; English
    • Meaning:

      "all, completely; fairy maiden"
  14. ElizaHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "pledged to God"
  15. EliasHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek variation of Elijah, Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "Yahweh is God"
  16. ElowenHeart
    • Origin:

      Cornish
    • Meaning:

      "elm"
  17. ElsieHeart
    • Origin:

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

      "pledged to God"
  18. EvanderHeart
    • Origin:

      Scottish; Greek
    • Meaning:

      "bow warrior; strong man"
  19. ElizabethHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "pledged to God"
  20. EdithHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "prosperous in war"