German Names starting with E

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German names are often inspired by Germanic culture and heritage. In many cases, German families will name their children after a close family member. While many Germans do get creative with names, all German first names must be approved by the German Government. If you don't live in Germany, you will have more freedom to choose your own German name. Because of the number of people with German heritage that live around the world, you'll find plenty of German names that are popular in other countries. Most German names have positive historic context rooted in the origin of the name. These names are perfect choices for newborn baby boys, girls, dogs, and cats!

20 Most Popular German Names starting with E

PopularityNameMeaning
1stEmilyIndustrious, to strive or excel or rival, competitor, rival, flatterer, to strive or rival.
2ndErickAlways ruler.
3rdEmmaIndustrious, universal, universal woman.
4thEdwardWealthy guardian, wealthy guard, happy guardian, guardian of fortune, prosperous guardian.
5thElsaNoble, rescued by percival, god is my oath, short form of elizabeth, promise of god, joyful.
6thErnestoSincere, earnest, serious minded, battle to the death, serious.
7thEvaLife, giver of life, living and breathing, bearer of good news, alive, living.
8thEdwinProsperous friend, rich, a rich or wealthy friend.
9thEliseGod is my oath, promise of god, consecrated to god - elizabeth, consecrated to god.
10thEmmettIndustrious, entire, universal man, strong.
11thErikaEternal ruler, always ruler, ruling forever, all-powerful ruler.
12thEnzoRuler of the estate, short form of lorenzo, ruler of the house, uncertain, perhaps home ruler, ruler of the household.
13thElisabethGod is my oath, concecrated to god, consecrated to god, god's oath.
14thErikEternal ruler, always ruler, ever powerful, all-powerful ruler.
15thElsieNoble, god is my oath, diminutive form of the name elizabeth, promise of god, my god is a vow.
16thElmoProtector, a helmet, helmet, protection.
17thEmilieIndustrious, to strive or excel or rival, rival.
18thEmersonIndustrious ruler, son of emery, home power, god is satisfaction, oath of god.
19thEmersonIndustrious ruler, son of emery, home power.
20thEmeryIndustrious ruler, work ruler, home power, work and ruler.

All German Names starting with E

NameGenderMeaning
EadaionGirlJoyous friendship.
EarnestBoySincere, diligent, truthful, serious minded, earnest, serious.
EarthaGirlEarthy, from earth, strong faith.
EasterGirlBorn at easter, easter, feast of easter, from the holiday.
EbbaGirlFlowing tide, strong as a boar, boar, strong.
EbboBoy
EbelinaGirl
EberGirlWild boar.
EberhardBoyStrong as a boar, courageous like a boar.
EberhardtBoyStrong as a boar, strong as the wild boar.
EberwinBoyFriend of the wild boar.
EbnerBoyFather of light, lives on the plateau.
EburhardtBoyStrong as a boar.
EckBoySword.
EckbertBoyA keen edged sword, brilliant sword, edge of a sword.
EckehardBoyStrong through the sword.
EckerdBoySacred.
EckhardBoyStrong through the sword, point of a sword.
EdanaGirlLittle fire, noble, tiny flame, ardent, flame.
EddaGirlPleasant, with clear goals, fighting a battle, great-grandmother, inheritance, noble.
EdelBoyNoble.
EdelGirlNoble.
EdelbertBoyNobly bright.
EdelgardGirlNoble protector.
EdelhardBoyHardy but noble, noble and strong.
EdelinaGirlGracious or kind, noble, fancy ring.
EdelineGirlGracious or kind, noble, high born, kind.
EdelmarBoyNoble and famous, famous for his noble character.
EdeltraudGirlNoble and loved, noble and strong.
EdilbertaGirlComes from a long heritage.
EdilineGirlGracious or kind.
EdiltrudisGirlStrong, noble.
EdinguBoyFamous ruler.
EdithaGirlProsperous in war.
EdlefBoyNoble son, heir.
EdlinBoyWealthy friend.
EdmundaGirlProsperous protector, prosperous protection.
EdselBoyRich man's estate, rich man's house, noble or bright, noble one, small father.
EduardBoyWealthy guardian, wealthy guard, wealth protector, guardian of prosperity.
EdvinaGirlProsperous friend.
EdwardBoyWealthy guardian, wealthy guard, happy guardian, guardian of fortune, prosperous guardian.
EdwinBoyProsperous friend, rich, a rich or wealthy friend.
EdwynBoyProsperous friend.
EginhardBoyStrong with a sword, strong through the sword, sword strength.
EginhardtBoyStrong with a sword.
EgmondBoyProtector of the sword.
EgonBoyStrong with a sword, ardent or little fiery one, from the sword edge, formidable, sword strength.
EhrenBoyHonorable, unclear, honor.
EilertBoyEdge of the sword, point of a sword.
EinhardBoyStrong with a sword, the hard edge of the sword.
EinhardtBoyStrong with a sword.
EinsteinBoyStone worker.
EitelBoy
EkerdBoySacred.
EkhardBoySacred.
ElbertBoyBright or famous.
EldaGirlOld and wise protector, warrior, old, fighting a war, she who battles.
ElfredaGirlPeaceful ruler, old strength, counsel of elves.
ElfridaGirlPeaceful ruler.
ElfriedaGirlPeaceful ruler.
ElicaGirlGod is my oath.
ElisaGirlGod is my oath, promise of god, consecrated to god.
ElisabethGirlGod is my oath, concecrated to god, consecrated to god, god's oath.
EliseGirlGod is my oath, promise of god, consecrated to god - elizabeth, consecrated to god.
ElkeGirlNoble, god is my oath, kind, graceful and noble, noble kind.
EllardBoyBrave, noble and brave, imperial and hardy, nobly brave.
ElleryBoyFrom the elder tree island, cheerful, cheery, humorous, elder tree island, english surname, an english surname, by the alder tree, dweller by the alder tree.
EllfredaGirlElf counselor.
ElliGirlGod is my oath, consecrated by god, consecrated to god.
ElmaGirlGod's protection, stout protector, sweet fruit, helmet or protection.
ElmieBoy
ElmoBoyProtector, a helmet, helmet, protection.
EloyBoyChosen one, to choose.
ElrikeGirlNoble ruler.
ElsGirlDevoted to god, promise of god.
ElsaGirlNoble, rescued by percival, god is my oath, short form of elizabeth, promise of god, joyful.
ElsabeGirl
ElsbetGirl
ElsbethGirlGod is my oath, as elizabeth, consecrated to god.
ElseGirlNoble, promise of god, consecrated to god.
ElshaGirlNoble.
ElsieGirlNoble, god is my oath, diminutive form of the name elizabeth, promise of god, my god is a vow.
ElsjeGirlNoble.
ElviraGirlElfin, foreign and true, true stranger, amiable, friendly.
ElyBoyUplifted or ascent, height, ascend, my god, the lord is my god.
ElyseGirlNoble, form of elise, consecrated to god.
EmaGirlIndustrious, grandmother, all-containing, universal, flatterer.
EmalindaGirlAll-containing, universal.
EmalineGirlUncertain, perhaps work.
EmanuelaGirlGod is with us.
EmariGirlIndustrious leader.
EmeGirlAll-containing, universal.
EmelinaGirlRival.
EmeraGirlIndustrious leader.
EmericBoyWork rule, leader, powerful ruler.
EmersonGirlIndustrious ruler, son of emery, home power.
EmersonBoyIndustrious ruler, son of emery, home power, god is satisfaction, oath of god.
EmeryBoyIndustrious ruler, work ruler, home power, work and ruler.
EmestBoySerious.
EmestinaGirlIndustrious.
EmestineGirlIndustrious.
EmilBoyIndustrious, to strive or excel or rival, rival, challenger, to emulate, copy, energetic.
EmilieGirlIndustrious, to strive or excel or rival, rival.
EmilienBoyFriendly, industrious.
EmilinaGirlIndustrious.
EmilseGirlEmily + ilse.
EmilyGirlIndustrious, to strive or excel or rival, competitor, rival, flatterer, to strive or rival.
EmmaGirlIndustrious, universal, universal woman.
EmmalinaGirlAll-containing, universal.
EmmalineGirlIndustrious, flatterer.
EmmalynGirlIndustrious, combination of the names emma and lyn.
EmmanueleGirlGod is with us.
EmmelineGirlIndustrious, work, whole, immense, universal, flatterer.
EmmerGirlAll-containing, universal.
EmmetBoyIndustrious, entire.
EmmettBoyIndustrious, entire, universal man, strong.
EmmieGirlAll-containing, universal, flatterer.
EmmitBoy
EmmittBoyIndustrious, strong.
EmmyGirlIndustrious, diminutive form of emily.
EmoBoySerious.
EmoryBoyIndustrious ruler, work rule, powerfully courageous, work and ruler, leader, industrious leader.
EmoryGirlIndustrious leader.
EmstBoySerious.
EnandoBoyBold venture.
EngelBoyAngel.
EngelGirlAngel.
EngelberthaGirlBright angel.
EngelbertinaGirlBright angel.
EngelbertineGirlBright angel.
EnglbehrtBoyBright angel.
EnglebertBoyBright angel.
EnglebertaGirlBright angel.
EnnoBoyStrong with a sword.
EnoBoyStrong with a sword.
EnzoBoyRuler of the estate, short form of lorenzo, ruler of the house, uncertain, perhaps home ruler, ruler of the household.
EramanGirlHonorable.
EramanaGirlHonorable.
ErchanboldBoySacred or bold.
ErchanhardtBoySacred or bold.
ErdenBoyTo be of the earth.
ErdenGirlTo be of the earth.
ErdmannBoyStrong man.
ErdmuthBoyStrong man.
ErhardBoyHonor, respectable and courageous.
ErhardtBoyHonor.
ErichBoyEternal ruler, ever-ruler, powerful ruler of all.
ErickBoyAlways ruler.
ErikBoyEternal ruler, always ruler, ever powerful, all-powerful ruler.
ErikaGirlEternal ruler, always ruler, ruling forever, all-powerful ruler.
ErkerdBoySacred.
ErmaGirlWarrior, universal, whole, universal woman.
ErmenBoyUniversal, whole.
ErmenburgaGirlStrong city.
ErmengardeGirlWhole, universal.
ErmenildaGirlPowerful warrior.
ErmestBoySerious.
ErminiaGirlSoldier, entire, universal, weasel.
ErnaGirlSincere, earnest, serious and earnest woman, battle to the death, serious.
ErneshaGirlSincere.
ErnestBoySincere, earnest.
ErnestinaGirlSincere, earnest.
ErnestineGirlSincere, serious and earnest woman.
ErnestoBoySincere, earnest, serious minded, battle to the death, serious.
ErnestoGirlEarnest, sincere.
ErnieBoyDiminutive form of ernest, serious minded, derivative: nickname for the name ernest.
ErnoBoyForm of ernest, serious minded, derivative: nickname for the name ernest, battle to the death, serious.
ErnstBoySerious minded, earnest, serious, seriousness, earnest and sincere.
ErramunBoyMighty protector.
ErrandoBoyBold venture.
ErrolBoyWanderer, boar wolf.
ErrollBoyWanderer, earl or nobleman.
ErthaGirlEarthy.
ErwinBoyFriend of the sea, form of ervin, noble or boar friend, uncertain, possibly friend of the army.
EtelindaGirlProtects her village.
EtelredaGirlNoble advisor.
EtelvinaGirlLoyal and noble friend.
EthelGirlNoble, graceful and noble woman, righteous.
EthelindaGirlNoble serpent.
EthelindeGirlNoble serpent.
EttaGirlRuler of the home, little one, ruler of the house, light.
EtzelBoyNoble one.
EugenBoyWell born or noble, well born.
EvaGirlLife, giver of life, living and breathing, bearer of good news, alive, living.
EvelinaGirlHazelnut, light, life, form of evelyn, longed for, life-giving.
EverardBoyStrong as a wild boar, brave boar, strong as the wild boar.
EverhardBoyStrong as a wild boar, courageous like a boar, strong as the wild boar.
EverildaGirlCourageous as a boar.
EvertBoyStrong as a boar, wild boar herd.
EvonGirlArcher.
EvonnaGirlArcher.
EvonneGirlArcher, yew, of the yew tree, yvonne, young archer.
EvonyGirlArcher, created name.
EvrardBoyStrong as a boar.
EwaldBoyPowerful, always powerful.
EwardBoyStrong as a boar.
EwartBoyStrong as a boar.
EwelinaGirlForm of aveline.