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Meaning and Origin

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eben was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, German, and Turkish

Notable Persons Named Eben

Eben Alexander III is a writer, neurosurgeon, and neurosurgery. Eben was born on December 11th, 1953 in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.

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Eben Byers is a golf player.

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Eben Etzebeth is a rugby player for the NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes. Eben was born on October 29th, 1991 in Cape Town.

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Eben Moglen is a professor of law and legal history at columbia university, director-counsel and chairman, software freedom law center, columbia university, chairman, and professor of law and legal history atcolumbia university. Eben was born on July 13th, 1959.

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Eben was given the name Eben Christopher Upton on April 5th, 1978 in Pontypool.

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Eben Britton is a football player. Eben was born on October 14th, 1987 in Brooklyn.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eben

Petr Eben was a classical music, 20th-century classical music, and contemporary classical music composer. He was most prominent from 1950 to 2007. Petr was born on January 22nd, 1929 in Žamberk. He left this life on October 24th, 2007.

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Marek Eben is a rock music, folk music, and jazz musician. Marek was born Marek Eben on December 18th, 1957.

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Mike Eben is a football player. Mike was born on January 29th, 1946 in Žatec.

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How popular is the baby name Eben in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 9 0 9
1882 8 0 8
1883 7 0 7
1884 10 0 10
1885 6 0 6
1886 9 0 9
1887 6 0 6
1888 14 0 14
1889 7 0 7
1890 7 0 7
1892 6 0 6
1894 6 0 6
1895 7 0 7
1896 6 0 6
1898 5 0 5
1900 6 0 6
1904 5 0 5
1905 7 0 7
1910 10 0 10
1912 10 0 10
1913 17 0 17
1914 9 0 9
1915 27 0 27
1916 31 0 31
1917 25 0 25
1918 23 0 23
1919 21 0 21
1920 20 0 20
1921 25 0 25
1922 18 0 18
1923 21 0 21
1924 23 0 23
1925 13 0 13
1926 24 0 24
1927 18 0 18
1928 8 0 8
1929 10 0 10
1930 13 0 13
1931 8 0 8
1932 18 0 18
1933 14 0 14
1934 5 0 5
1935 14 0 14
1936 7 0 7
1937 5 0 5
1938 14 0 14
1939 9 0 9
1940 8 0 8
1941 15 0 15
1942 9 0 9
1943 16 0 16
1944 11 0 11
1945 13 0 13
1946 10 0 10
1947 19 0 19
1948 12 0 12
1949 11 0 11
1950 12 0 12
1951 10 0 10
1952 15 0 15
1953 19 0 19
1954 17 0 17
1955 12 0 12
1956 24 0 24
1957 16 0 16
1958 14 0 14
1959 10 0 10
1960 22 0 22
1961 16 0 16
1962 17 0 17
1963 14 0 14
1964 20 0 20
1965 8 0 8
1966 24 0 24
1967 25 0 25
1968 20 0 20
1969 19 0 19
1970 26 0 26
1971 37 0 37
1972 32 0 32
1973 35 0 35
1974 31 0 31
1975 41 0 41
1976 44 0 44
1977 33 0 33
1978 27 0 27
1979 35 0 35
1980 42 0 42
1981 37 0 37
1982 43 0 43
1983 49 0 49
1984 37 6 31
1985 28 0 28
1986 33 0 33
1987 27 0 27
1988 34 0 34
1989 26 0 26
1990 29 0 29
1991 30 0 30
1992 28 0 28
1993 28 0 28
1994 20 0 20
1995 21 0 21
1996 39 0 39
1997 32 0 32
1998 22 0 22
1999 33 0 33
2000 38 0 38
2001 42 0 42
2002 43 0 43
2003 65 0 65
2004 60 0 60
2005 62 0 62
2006 66 0 66
2007 77 0 77
2008 85 0 85
2009 94 0 94
2010 89 0 89
2011 93 0 93
2012 100 0 100
2013 79 0 79
2014 67 0 67
2015 75 0 75
2016 57 0 57
2017 37 0 37

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eben U.S.
  White 77.85% 64.26%
  African American 8.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 8.05% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eben

People with the last name Eben are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Eben

  • How Popular is the name Eben? Eben is the 4,965th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eben was the 47,429th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eben have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,257 babies born with the first name Eben in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eben to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eben? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Eben first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eben is Wednesday, April 10th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Eben born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eben was in 2012 with a total of 100 babies.
  • Random Eben Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eben is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Eben: Your name in reverse order is Nebe. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Been. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eben? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 447 people with the last name Eben.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eben? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eben as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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