Unusual Male Names

Rare Boy Names Starting with E

Majestic and Unique Male Names Starting With E

A list of strong, majestic, and rare boy names starting with the letter E.

Last updated: March 28, 2022.

 

Eadmer

Name meaning: prosperous, sea, sea creature, flourishing in the sea.

Origin: Old English.

First mention: around 11th century.

Etymology: name derived from Old English elements ead (meaning prosperity) and mer (meaning sea or sea creature).

Historical reference: Eadmer, English historian.

Eadmer name variations: Eademer, Eadmere, Aedemer, Eidemer, Eidemar.

 

Eadmund

Name meaning: illustrious protector, prosperous protector.

Origin: Old English.

Eadmund name variations: Edmund, Ealhmund, Aedmund, Edmunt, Edmond.

 

Eadnoth

Name meaning: thriving, flourishing.

Origin: Old English.

First mention: late 10th century.

Historical reference: Eadnoth the Younger.

Eadnoth name variations: Ednoth, Eadnorth, Eadnott, Ednorth.

 

Eadwig

Name meaning: successful in battle.

Origin: Old English.

First mention: around 10th century.

Historical reference: Eadwig, English King.

Eadwig name variations: Edwig, Edwy, Edwyn, Aedwig, Aedwyg, Eadwyn.

 

Ealar

Name meaning: ruler, leader.

Origin: Germanic.

Ealar name variations: Elar, Alar, Eilar, Aelar.

 

Ealdred

Name meaning: fearless, intrepid.

Origin: Old English.

First mention: around 8th century.

Historical reference: Ealdred, King of Hwicce.

Ealdred name variations: Eldred, Aeldred, Ealdren.

 

Eanfrith

Name meaning: peaceful.

Origin: Old English.

First mention: circa 6th century.

Historical reference: Eanfrith, King of Bernicia.

Eanfrith name variations: Enfrith, Eanfrit, Enfrit, Eanfred, Enfrid.

 

Earconberht

Name meaning: sparkling, bright.

Origin: Old English.

First mention: circa 7th century.

Historical reference: Earconberht, King of Kent.

Earconberht name variations: Aerconberht, Arconbert, Erconbert, Earconbert.

 

Easton

Name meaning: living in the east.

First mention: circa 8th century.

Origin: Old English.

History behind: name derived from Old English elements east (translated as east) and tun (translated as enclosure or settlement).

Easton name variations: Eastone, Eastton, Eastown.

 

Eckhard

Name meaning: edge of the sword.

First mention: circa 8th century.

Origin: Old German or Old English.

Eckhard name variations: Eckard, Eckhart, Ekhart, Ekhard.

 

Ecmar

Name meaning: lord of horses.

Origin: Old Irish.

Historical reference: Ecmar, husband of Boann (goddess of the River Boyne) in Irish mythology.

Note: name can also mean evil one.

Ecmar name variations: Elcmar, Elkmar, Ealcmhar, Ecmer, Elmar, Ekmer.

 

Ecne

Name meaning: knowledge, savvy, wisdom.

Origin: Old Irish.

Historical reference: Ecne, god of wisdom in Celtic mythology.

Ecne name variations: Ekne, Eknen, Ecna (female form).

 

Edgar

Name meaning: prosperous, armed, successful warrior.

First mention: circa 10th century.

Origin: Old English.

History behind: name derived from Old English elements ead (translated as prosperity or fortune) and gar (translated as weapon or spear).

Historical reference: English King Edgar the Peaceful.

Edgar name variations: Eadgar, Edgair, Eager.

 

Edward

Name meaning: successful defender, prosperous protector.

First mention: circa 7th century.

Origin: Old English.

Historical reference: Edward the Elder, King of the Anglo Saxons.

Edward name variations: Dewart, Eduard, Eduart, Wardo, Eduardo, Edwart, Eward.

 

Efron

Name meaning: singing bird, lark.

Origin: Hebrew.

Efron name variations: Effron, Ephron, Efry.

 

Egbert

Name meaning: brilliant sword, sparkling sword.

First mention: circa 8th century (as Ecgberht).

Origin: Old English.

Historical reference: Ecgberht, King of Wessex.

Egbert name variations: Eckbert, Eckberth, Egberth, Ecgberht, Ecgbert.

 

Eibhear

Name meaning: granite.

First mention: circa 18th century BC.

Origin: Old Irish.

Historical reference: Eibhear Fionn, High King of Ireland.

Eibhear name variations: Eber, Ebber, Eiber.

 

Eilaf

Name meaning: descendant.

Origin: English.

First mention: early 11th century.

Historical reference: Eilaf, English Earl.

Eilaf name variations: Eilaph, Elaph, Eilef.

 

Eimer

Name meaning: ready, timely.

Origin: Old Irish.

Eimer name variations: Eimear, Eimher, Eimerr.

 

Einarr

Name meaning: leader.

First mention: circa 11th century.

Origin: Old Norse.

Einarr name variations: Einar, Aeinar, Aeinarr.

 

Einhard

Name meaning: strong, majestic.

Origin: Germanic.

First mention: circa 8th century.

Historical reference: Einhard, famous Frankish scholar.

Einhard name variations: Enhard, Enhard, Eanhard, Eanhart, Einhart.

 

Einrih

Name meaning: ruler, leader.

Origin: Old German.

First mention: around 9th century (as Heinrich).

Historical reference: Heinrich der Vogler, Duke of Saxony.

Einrih name variations: Einrich, Aineeich, Heinrih.

 

Eitel

Name meaning: conceited, vain.

Origin: German.

First mention: circa 15th century.

Historical reference: Eitel Friedrich, Count of Hohenzollern.

Eitel name variations: Eitil, Eytel, Eitell.

 

Eion

Name meaning: God is gracious.

First mention: circa 16th century.

Origin: Scottish Gaelic.

Eion name variations: Eyon, Eian, Eino.

 

Eirinn

Name meaning: from Ireland, Ireland.

Origin: Old Irish and Scottish Gaelic.

Eirinn name variations: Eirin, Erin, Eire, Eireann.

 

Eirwyn

Name meaning: snow.

Origin: Welsh.

Eirwyn name variations: Eirwin, Eirwen, Erwenn, Erwynn, Eurwyn.

 

Eleri

Name meaning: hilarious, cheerful.

Origin: Welsh and Roman.

First mention: around 3rd century (as Hilarius).

Etymology: it is a Welsh form of the Roman name Hilarius.

Historical reference: Hilarius, Bishop of Aquileia.

Eleri name variations: Eller, Elleri, Ellar, Hillar.

 

Elfsige

Name meaning: fabulous victory, fairy victory.

Origin: Old English.

First mention: circa 10th century.

Historical reference: Aelfsige, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Elfsige name variations: Aelfsige, Elfsigh, Aelfsigh.

 

Elgin

Name meaning: moose.

Origin: Old Norse.

Etymology: name derived from the Old Norse elgr (translated as moose).

Elgin name variations: Elgir, Elgen, Elger.

 

Elim

Name meaning: abundant, great.

First mention: circa 11th century BC.

Origin: Old Irish.

Historical reference: Elim Olfinechta, High King of Ireland.

Elim name variations: Ellim, Elin, Ellin, Elimm, Ilim.

 

Elinard

Name meaning: bright leader.

Origin: Old Irish or Old Norse.

First mention: circa 12th century.

Historical reference: Elinard, Crusader and Prince of Galilee.

Elinard name variations: Elinhard, Elinart, Elinand.

 

Ellon

Name meaning: oak tree.

Origin: Hebrew.

Ellon name variations: Elon, Elan, Alon.

 

Elmer

Name meaning: timely.

Origin: Old Irish.

Elmer name variations: Aelmer, Eilmer, Aylmer.

 

Elmund

Name meaning: defender, protector.

First mention: around 6th century.

Origin: Germanic.

Historical reference: Elemund, King of the Gepids.

Elmund name variations: Elemund, Ellemund, Elmunn.

 

Elron

Name meaning: lord, ruler, leader.

Origin: Germanic.

Elron name variations: Elrond, Elerond, Elren, Elrend.

 

Emerson

Name meaning: son of Emery.

First mention: circa 11th century.

Origin: Germanic.

Emerson name variations: Emersen, Eimerson, Emery.

 

Emich

Name meaning: home, homeland.

Origin: Germanic.

First mention: circa 11th century.

Historical reference: Emicho, ruler of the Rhineland Massacres.

Emich name variations: Emik, Emiko, Emicho, Emichon, Emikon, Emmerich, Emerich.

 

Emlyn

Name meaning: border, boundary.

Origin: Welsh.

Emlyn name variations: Emelyn, Emelynn, Emlynn, Emlinn.

 

Emmet

Name meaning: true and certain.

Origin: Hebrew.

Emmet name variations: Emmott, Emmett, Emet.

 

Emilian

Name meaning: exquisite, delicate.

First mention: circa 3rd century BC (as Aemilia).

Origin: Roman.

Emilian name variations: Aemilian, Aemillian, Aemmilian, Emmillian.

 

Ender

Name meaning: sparse, uncommon.

Origin: Turkish.

Ender name variations: Eindar, Ennder, Enederr, Eindarr.

 

Enea

Name meaning: inhabitant, dweller.

Origin: Greek.

First mention: around 13th century BC (as Aeneas).

Historical reference: Aeneas, a Trojan hero, cousin of Hector and Paris.

Enea name variations: Aenea, Ennea, Aeneas.

 

Engelbert

Name meaning: bright angel, bright messenger.

Origin: Old English.

First mention: around 11th century.

Etymology: name derived from the Old English aengel (translated as angel or messenger) and berth (translated as sparkling or bright).

Historical reference: Engelbert the first, Count of Sponheim.

Engelbert name variations: Aengelbert, Engelberth, Aengelberth, Englberth.

 

Enzo

Name meaning: ruler of the home.

Origin: Italian.

Enzo name variations: Enso, Lorenzo, Enzio, Enso, Enzen, Ennzo, Aenzo, Enze, Enzen, Vincenzo.

 

Eowyn

Name meaning: horseman.

First mention: circa 10th century.

Origin: Old English.

Eowyn name variations: Eowynn, Eovyn, Elowen (female form).

 

Erard

Name meaning: strong, ruler.

Origin: Old German.

First mention: circa 15th century.

Historical reference: Erard de la Marck, Bishop of Liege.

Erard name variations: Ererd, Errard, Errerd, Erarr, Ererr.

 

Erbin

Name meaning: successor, heir.

Origin: Germanic.

First mention: circa 5th century.

Historical reference: Erbin, King of Alt Clut.

Erbin name variations: Erbion, Erben, Erb, Erbe, Erbinn.

 

Erchanger

Name meaning: faith, holy.

Origin: Germanic.

First mention: circa 9th century.

Historical reference: Erchanger, Duke of Swabia.

Erchanger name variations: Erchenger, Erchan, Erchangar.

 

Ercole

Name meaning: glorious hero, glorious warrior.

Origin: Italian and Greek.

First mention: circa 15th century.

Historical reference: Ercole the Diamond, Duke of Ferrara.

Ercole name variations: Ercolus, Hercules, Erkole, Ercules.

 

Eredin

Name meaning: fiery.

Origin: Irish.

Eredin name variations: Aeredin, Aerdin, Erdin, Eredinr, Erlendir.

 

Eret

Name meaning: eternal ruler.

Origin: Old Norse.

Eret name variations: Erret, Eriet, Erett, Erit, Eritt.

 

Ergeren

Name meaning: provocative, irritative.

Origin: Dutch.

Ergeren name variations: Argeren, Ergeran, Argeran, Ergaren, Argaren.

 

Eric

Name meaning: supreme or eternal ruler.

First mention: circa 5th century (as Euric).

Origin: Visigothic or Old Norse.

Historical reference: Euric, King of the Visigoths.

Eric name variations: Erik, Eirik, Erick, Eiric, Eyrik, Eyric.

 

Erion

Name meaning: to spill.

Origin: Basque.

Erion name variations: Eirion, Errio, Erionn.

 

Erlehard

Name meaning: brave man, brave ruler.

Origin: Germanic.

First mention: circa 9th century.

Historical reference: Erlehard, Archbishop of Strasbourg.

Erlehard name variations: Erlhard, Erlehart, Erlhart.

 

Erlend

Name meaning: outlander, foreigner.

Origin: Old Norse.

First mention: circa 12th century.

Etymology: name derived from the Old Norse erlendr (translated as foreigner).

Erlend name variations: Erland, Erlenn, Erlen.

 

Erling

Name meaning: clan heir.

First mention: circa 12th century.

Origin: Old Norse.

Erling name variations: Aerling, Earling, Eriling.

 

Erlwin

Name meaning: victorious leader, victorious successor.

First mention: around 10th century.

Origin: Old English or Old Norse.

Historical reference: Erlwin, Bishop of Cambrai.

Erlwin name variations: Erluin, Erlvin, Erluwin.

 

Ermaldo

Name meaning: solitary, lonely.

Origin: Spanish and Greek.

First mention: circa 14th century.

Historical reference: Ermoaldo Contarini, Duke of Athens.

Ermaldo name variations: Ermoaldon, Ermaldon, Ermoaldo.

 

Ernan

Name meaning: strong, solid, keen.

Origin: Irish.

First mention: circa 6th century.

Historical reference: Ernan, Irish Saint.

Ernan name variations: Earnan, Ernin, Hernan, Ernann.

 

Ernest

Name meaning: serious, important.

First mention: circa 11th century.

Origin: Old German.

Ernest name variations: Ernesto, Ermesto, Ernestas, Ernst.

 

Ernulf

Name meaning: wolf protector, protective as a wolf.

Origin: Old English.

First mention: around 12th century.

Historical reference: Ernulf, Bishop of Rochester.

Ernulf name variations: Earnulf, Ernwulf, Enwulf, Ernwulph, Earwulph.

 

Esau

Name meaning: red.

Origin: Hebrew.

Historical reference: Esau, elder son of Isaac.

Esau name variations: Essae, Iesau, Esseu, Essey, Essau, Essea.

 

Eskill

Name meaning: helmet of God.

First mention: circa 10th century.

Origin: Old Norse.

Eskill name variations: Eskel, Aeskel, Aeskill, Aeskil, Aeskell, Eskil.

 

Esteban

Name meaning: crowned, royal.

First mention: circa 1st century (as Stephanos).

Origin: Greek or Spanish.

History behind: name derived from the Greek stephanos (translated as crown).

Esteban name variations: Estevan, Stebian, Aesteban, Aestevan.

 

Ethilo

Name meaning: high, noble, generous.

Origin: Germanic.

First mention: late 10th century.

Historical reference: Ethilo (or Hezilo), Bishop of Hildesheim.

Ethilo name variations: Ethello, Aethillo, Hettilo, Aetillo.

 

Etienne

Name meaning: coronate, crown.

Origin: French.

First mention: circa 16th century.

Reference: Etienne de La Boetie, French writer and poet.

Etienne name variations: Etiene, Etienn, Atienne, Atiene.

 

Everett

Name meaning: wild boar.

First mention: circa 6th century.

Origin: Old English.

Everett name variations: Everet, Eweret, Ewerett, Everetus, Everret, Everry.

 

Ewald

Name meaning: strong, bright.

First mention: circa 7th century.

Origin: Germanic.

Historical reference: Saint Ewald the Black and Saint Ewald the Fair.

Ewald name variations: Evald, Evalt, Ewalt, Ewawald, Eualt, Eevaltti Einwald, Einwalt, Ewert, Evert.

 

Eystein

Name meaning: luck stone, amulet.

Origin: Old Norse.

First mention: circa 6th century.

Historical reference: Eysteinn, Swedish King.

Eystein name variations: Eysteinn, Eystenn, Eysten, Eistein, Eysteim, Eisteim.

 

Ezra

Name meaning: helper.

Origin: Hebrew.

History behind: name derived from the Hebrew azar (translated as help or protect).

Ezra name variations: Esra, Ezerah, Ezzra, Ezer, Ezerr, Ezrah.

 

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