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What does the name "Ebony" mean?

Ebony (English): Ebony

The name "Ebony" is of English origin and it means "Ebony". It's a name commonly given to girls.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ynobe". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ynboe". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Ebony" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Ebony? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39,035 babies born with the name Ebony in the United States. That's more than enough Ebonies to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1950 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ebony" was in 1982 with a total of 2,280 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ebonies)

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ebony" is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 38 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of only 807 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Ebony popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ebony in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Ebony born Oct 11, 2000

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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