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Eden

First Name
35k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
7k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Eden

"Eden" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Paradise". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun E"den
The garden where Adam and Eve first dwelt; hence, a delightful region or residence.

Etymology: Heb. ēden delight, pleasure; also, a place of pleasure, Eden

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation; when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man)
  2. Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
Wiktionary

From Hebrew עֵדֶן (eden), perhaps from Sumerian 𒂔 (edin, “steppe, garden”).

  1. (biblical) A garden built by God as the home for Adam and Eve; sometimes identified as part of Mesopotamia.
  2. Any of various towns and other place names.
  3. An English surname​, probably derived from a place name.
  4. A female given name from the biblical place name; also a medieval diminutive of Old English compound names beginning with the element ēad (“riches”).
  5. (by extension, countable) A paradise on Earth.
  6. (by extension, uncountable) A state of innocence.

    Eden was also found in the following language(s): Finnish

    Notable Persons Named Eden

    Eden Hazard is a soccer player for the Chelsea F.C., A.F.C. Tubize, Lille OSC, Belgium national youth football team, and Belgium national under-17 football team. Eden was born on January 7th, 1991 in La Louvière, Belgium. Eden is also known as Hazard and Eden Michael.

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    Eden Sher is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Eden was given the name Eden Rebecca Sher on December 26th, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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    Eden Riegel is an actress and voice artist. She has had major accomplishments since 1990. Eden was given the name Eden Sonja Jane Riegel on January 1st, 1981 in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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    Eden Stiles is a notable individual. Eden was born on June 23rd, 1983 in Canton, Michigan. Eden is also known as Stiles and Eden.

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    EDEN is a pop music, dream pop, independent music, and electronic dance music musician. EDEN was born on December 23rd, 1995.

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    eden ahbez was an exotica musician. His career lasted from 1940 to 1995. eden was given the name George Alexander Aberle on April 15th, 1908 in Brooklyn. eden is also known as eden ahbez and George McGrew. He passed away on March 4th, 1995.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Eden

    The Earl of Avon was a leading somebody. His military service ended in 1918. The was given the name Robert Anthony Eden on June 12th, 1897 in County Durham, England. The is also known as 1st Earl of Avon. He left this life on January 14th, 1977.

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    Barbara Eden is a notable individual. Her ongoing career started in 1956. Barbara was given the name Barbara Jean Morehead on August 23rd, 1931 in Tucson, Arizona, United States.

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    Elizabeth Eden was an important human. Elizabeth was given the name Ernest Aron on August 19th, 1946. Elizabeth is also known as Aron and Ernest; Eden Liz. She died on September 29th, 1987.

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    EDEN is a pop music, dream pop, independent music, and electronic dance music musician. EDEN was born on December 23rd, 1995.

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    Karise Eden is a blues, pop music, and soul music musician. She plays Banjo, Double bass, Guitar, and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 2012. Karise was born on July 11th, 1992 in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia.

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    Mark Eden is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1958. Mark was born on February 14th, 1928 in London.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1917 7 0 7
    1920 5 0 5
    1921 6 0 6
    1924 9 0 9
    1934 5 0 5
    1942 7 0 7
    1943 13 5 8
    1944 5 0 5
    1945 15 5 10
    1946 12 12 0
    1947 17 10 7
    1949 7 0 7
    1950 6 6 0
    1951 7 7 0
    1952 5 5 0
    1954 14 14 0
    1955 26 20 6
    1956 29 22 7
    1957 30 21 9
    1958 31 23 8
    1959 34 27 7
    1960 34 25 9
    1961 57 47 10
    1962 34 24 10
    1963 42 29 13
    1964 53 44 9
    1965 47 38 9
    1966 67 55 12
    1967 48 41 7
    1968 86 75 11
    1969 88 72 16
    1970 96 88 8
    1971 93 87 6
    1972 70 57 13
    1973 65 54 11
    1974 79 69 10
    1975 77 63 14
    1976 87 76 11
    1977 79 67 12
    1978 72 59 13
    1979 78 55 23
    1980 74 60 14
    1981 89 73 16
    1982 93 69 24
    1983 72 56 16
    1984 80 52 28
    1985 135 105 30
    1986 183 164 19
    1987 222 200 22
    1988 303 280 23
    1989 331 303 28
    1990 337 305 32
    1991 324 288 36
    1992 352 310 42
    1993 357 318 39
    1994 336 301 35
    1995 373 325 48
    1996 396 353 43
    1997 396 351 45
    1998 487 435 52
    1999 556 494 62
    2000 573 505 68
    2001 815 739 76
    2002 916 823 93
    2003 1,016 904 112
    2004 1,081 941 140
    2005 1,134 1,000 134
    2006 1,199 1,029 170
    2007 1,550 1,364 186
    2008 1,715 1,482 233
    2009 1,799 1,568 231
    2010 1,946 1,724 222
    2011 1,990 1,730 260
    2012 2,282 1,934 348
    2013 2,423 2,042 381
    2014 2,575 2,126 449
    2015 2,632 2,060 572
    2016 2,630 2,068 562

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    Popularity of Eden as a first name

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    Popularity of Eden as a last name

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    Common last names for Eden

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Eden U.S.
      White 85.70% 64.26%
      African American 5.27% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.26% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 1.07% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.98% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 4.73% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Eden

    People with the last name Eden are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Eden

    • How Popular is the name Eden? Eden is the 1,231st most popular name of all time. As a last name Eden was the 4,736th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Eden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35,414 babies born with the first name Eden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eden to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
    • When was Eden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eden is Tuesday, October 4th, 1870.
    • What year had the most people named Eden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eden was in 2014 with a total of 2,126 babies. That's a lot of babies named Eden!
    • Random Eden Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eden ranks 86th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 19 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 2010.
    • Weird things about the name Eden: Your name in reverse order is Nede. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ened. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Eden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,489 people with the last name Eden.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eden? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Eden as their last name.

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
    • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.