Baby Names: Names Starting with E

 

EDMUND: Old English for "rich warrior." One of the children of The Narnia Chronicles. An excellent choice. Relatives: Edmond, Ed, Eddie, Ted, Teddy. Namesake: Edmund Wilson

EDSEL: Old English for "rich." American for "clunky car." Try another. Namesake: Edsel Ford.

EDWARD: Old English for "rich guardian." A favorite of Briish kins and reflection of your own good taste. Relatives: Eduard, Eduardo, Edwards, Edwardson, Eddy, Ted, Teddie, Ned, Neddie, Edvard, Edwardo. Namesakes: Prince Edward, Edward Kennedy, Eddie Murphy, Ed Harris, Ted Williams.

EDWIN: Old English for "rich friend." Attractive choice from the "Ed: group. Relatives: Edina, Edwina, Edwyn, Edwyna, Edwynna, Edwinna. Namesake: Edwin Newman.

EGAN: Irish for "little fire." Irish names are popular and this one is seldom used. Relatives: Egon, Egil. Namesake: Egon Von Furstenberg.

EGERTON: Old English for "edge." Relative: Egmont.

EILEEN: An Irish variation of "Helen," it has been as popular in this country as in England. Relatives: Ilene, Evelyn, Alene. Namesakes: Eileen Brennan, "My Sister Eileen."

ELAINE: French variation of Helen. Relatives: Elaina, Elayne, Elana, Alaine, Alana, Laine, Laney. Namesakes: Elaine Stritch, Elaine May.

ELDER: Old English for "old." A Puritan favorite. Relatives: Alder, Eldred. Namesakes: Elder White, Lee Elder.

ELDON: Old English for "Ella's mound." A name that will sound at home in a law firm. Relative: Elden.

ELDRIDGE: Old English for "old counsel." Relatives: Eldred, Elbridge. Namesake: Eldridge Cleaver.

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