Eden Name Meaning

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Fact: The Garden of Eden is described in the Bible as a paradise created by God for the first humans, Adam and Eve​.

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A Deep Dive

Eden Overview

Meaning

Delight, place of pleasure

Gender

Girl, Gender-neutral

Origin

Hebrew

Etymology

Derived from the Hebrew word “עֵדֶן” (‘eden)

Religion

Christianity, Judaism

Pronunciation

/ˈiː.dən/

Popularity

Popular in various countries, including the USA, Israel, and New Zealand. Recently ranked #77 in the USA (2023).

Syllable

2 syllables

Length

4 letters

Numerology

1 (Pioneering, Independent, Leading)

Name Styles

Nature-inspired, Short, Modern

Associated Traits

Independent, ambitious, strong-willed, inventive

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

Associated with the biblical Garden of Eden, a paradise where Adam and Eve lived according to the Old Testament.

Name Day

November 1st
A Deep Dive

Eden Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Eaden, Eadin, Edenia, Edin, Edini, Edinia, Edé, Edenya

Common Nicknames

Edie, Eddie, Denny, Edee, Edi

Diminutives

Edie, Edi, Ed, Den

Famous People

  • Eden Hazard
    (Belgian Soccer Player)
  • Eden Sher
    (American TV Actress)
  • Eden Wood
    (American Reality Star)
  • Eden Espinosa
    (American Stage Actress)
  • Eden Ben Zaken
    (Israeli Pop Singer)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Eden McCain
    ("Heroes," TV Series)
  • Eden Lord
    ("Nip/Tuck," TV Series)
  • Eden Baldwin
    ("The Young and the Restless," TV Series)
  • Eden Fesi
    (Marvel Comics)
  • Eden
    ("Blue Crush," Film)

Places

  • Eden Village
    (New York, USA)
  • Eden Valley
    (New Mexico, USA)
  • Eden Hot Springs
    (California, USA)
  • Eden City
    (North Carolina, USA)
  • Eden Town
    (Texas, USA)

What Is the Meaning of Eden?

The name Eden means “place of pleasure” or “delight.” In the Bible, Eden refers to the Garden of Eden, a paradise where the first humans, Adam and Eve, lived. Ones with the name Eden are often associated with a sense of peace, joy, and natural beauty​.

What Is the Origin of The Name Eden?

The name Eden has Hebrew origins, derived from the word “עֵדֶן” (‘eden), meaning “pleasure” or “delight.” It is also linked to the biblical Garden of Eden. Some sources suggest a possible connection to the Sumerian word “edin,” meaning “plain” or “steppe.”

Eden Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Eden in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#1212021#1172022#772023
Top 3 Rankings#772023#1172022#1212021

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Eden

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
202377
(+40 from 2022)
2924
(+531 from 2022)
0.16716
2022117
(+4 from 2021)
2393
(+83 from 2021)
0.13346
2021121
(+8 from 2020)
2310
(+275 from 2020)
0.12894
2020129
(+16 from 2019)
2035
(+70 from 2019)
0.11512
2019145
(+1 from 2018)
1965
(+50 from 2018)
0.10709
2018146
(-7 from 2017)
1915
(-180 from 2017)
0.10298
2017139
(+9 from 2016)
2095
(+6 from 2016)
0.11090
2016148
(+8 from 2015)
2089
(+21 from 2015)
0.10791
2015156
(-6 from 2014)
2068
(-69 from 2014)
0.10600
2014150
(+8 from 2013)
2137
(+93 from 2013)
0.10924
2013158
(+3 from 2012)
2044
(+107 from 2012)
0.10603
2012161
(+20 from 2011)
1937
(+207 from 2011)
0.09987
2011181
(-2 from 2010)
1730
(+6 from 2010)
0.08928
2010179
(+27 from 2009)
1724
(+154 from 2009)
0.08793
2009206
(+23 from 2008)
1570
(+87 from 2008)
0.07753
2008229
(+27 from 2007)
1483
(+118 from 2007)
0.07120
2007256
(+62 from 2006)
1365
(+336 from 2006)
0.06449
2006318
(+5 from 2005)
1029
(+28 from 2005)
0.04922
2005323
(+17 from 2004)
1001
(+60 from 2004)
0.04932
2004340
(+2 from 2003)
941
(+37 from 2003)
0.04663
2003342
(+22 from 2002)
904
(+81 from 2002)
0.04505
2002364
(+30 from 2001)
823
(+84 from 2001)
0.04167
2001394
(+127 from 2000)
739
(+234 from 2000)
0.03731
2000521
(-5 from 1999)
505
(+11 from 1999)
0.02530
1999516
(+48 from 1998)
494
(+59 from 1998)
0.02537
1998564
(+73 from 1997)
435
(+84 from 1997)
0.02244
1997637
(-7 from 1996)
351
(-4 from 1996)
0.01838
1996630
(+27 from 1995)
355
(+30 from 1995)
0.01852
1995657
(+39 from 1994)
325
(+24 from 1994)
0.01691
1994696
(-11 from 1993)
301
(-18 from 1993)
0.01544
1993685
(+12 from 1992)
319
(+9 from 1992)
0.01618
1992697
(+24 from 1991)
310
(+21 from 1991)
0.01546
1991721
(-25 from 1990)
289
(-16 from 1990)
0.01421
1990696
(-26 from 1989)
305
(+2 from 1989)
0.01485
1989670
(+15 from 1988)
303
(+23 from 1988)
0.01521
1988685
(+169 from 1987)
280
(+80 from 1987)
0.01456
1987854
(+104 from 1986)
200
(+36 from 1986)
0.01067
1986958
(+318 from 1985)
164
(+59 from 1985)
0.00889
19851276
(+685 from 1984)
105
(+53 from 1984)
0.00569
19841961
(-103 from 1983)
52
(-4 from 1983)
0.00288
19831858
(-205 from 1982)
56
(-13 from 1982)
0.00313
19821653
(-58 from 1981)
69
(-4 from 1981)
0.00380
19811595
(+210 from 1980)
73
(+13 from 1980)
0.00408
19801805
(+92 from 1979)
60
(+5 from 1979)
0.00337
19791897
(-151 from 1978)
55
(-4 from 1978)
0.00319
19781746
(-150 from 1977)
59
(-8 from 1977)
0.00359
19771596
(-199 from 1976)
67
(-9 from 1976)
0.00407
19761397
(+174 from 1975)
76
(+13 from 1975)
0.00483
19751571
(-123 from 1974)
63
(-6 from 1974)
0.00404
19741448
(+218 from 1973)
69
(+15 from 1973)
0.00441
19731666
(-73 from 1972)
54
(-3 from 1972)
0.00347
19721593
(-328 from 1971)
57
(-30 from 1971)
0.00353
19711265
(-5 from 1970)
87
(-1 from 1970)
0.00496
19701260
(+78 from 1969)
88
(+16 from 1969)
0.00480
19691338
(-71 from 1968)
72
(-3 from 1968)
0.00408
19681267
(+553 from 1967)
75
(+34 from 1967)
0.00439
19671820
(-332 from 1966)
41
(-14 from 1966)
0.00239
19661488
(+366 from 1965)
55
(+17 from 1965)
0.00313
19651854
(-107 from 1964)
38
(-6 from 1964)
0.00208
19641747
(+465 from 1963)
44
(+15 from 1963)
0.00225
19632212
(+251 from 1962)
29
(+5 from 1962)
0.00146
19622463
(-823 from 1961)
24
(-23 from 1961)
0.00118
19611640
(+728 from 1960)
47
(+22 from 1960)
0.00226
19602368
(-179 from 1959)
25
(-2 from 1959)
0.00120
19592189
(+188 from 1958)
27
(+4 from 1958)
0.00130
19582377
(+109 from 1957)
23
(+2 from 1957)
0.00111
19572486
(-99 from 1956)
21
(-1 from 1956)
0.00100
19562387
(+85 from 1955)
22
(+2 from 1955)
0.00107
19552472
(+546 from 1954)
20
(+6 from 1954)
0.00100
19543018
(+2545 from 1952)
14
(+9 from 1952)
0.00070
19530
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19525563
(-1178 from 1951)
5
(-2 from 1951)
0.00026
19514385
(+353 from 1950)
7
(+1 from 1950)
0.00038
19504738
(-1291 from 1947)
6
(-4 from 1947)
0.00034
19490
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19480
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19473447
(-567 from 1946)
10
(-2 from 1946)
0.00055
19462880
(+1676 from 1945)
12
(+7 from 1945)
0.00074
19454556
(+135 from 1943)
5
No change from 1943
0.00037
19440
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19434691
First SSA data recorded
5
First SSA data recorded
0.00035
19420
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19410
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19400
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19390
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19380
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19370
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19360
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19350
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19340
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19330
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19320
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19310
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19300
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19290
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19280
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19270
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19260
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19250
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19240
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19230
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19220
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19210
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19200
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19190
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19180
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19170
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19160
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19150
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19140
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19130
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19120
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19110
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19100
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19090
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19080
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19070
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19060
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19050
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19040
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19030
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19020
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19010
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19000
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18990
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18980
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18970
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18960
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18950
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18940
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18930
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18920
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18910
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18900
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18890
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18880
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18870
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18860
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18850
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18840
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18830
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18820
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18810
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18800
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000

American States Popularity Rankings for Eden

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#1552021#1812022#1542023

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#1332021#1372022#1092023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#1392021#1382022#1072023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#1562021#1592022#1532023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#1322021#1172022#662023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#812021#1192022#822023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#852021#772022#872023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#1542021#1442022#772023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#1462021#1062022#1052023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#792021#692022#532023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#1092021#1072022#692023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#1112021#952022#722023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#1022021#712022#392023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#1672021#1032022#952023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#622021#682022#542023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#1272021#1782022#792023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#1092021#752022#612023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#922021#842022#642023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#1182021#1122022#642023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#1072021#1752022#862023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#702021#762022#412023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#1342021#1132022#862023

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#1272021#732022#632023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#1002021#982022#612023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#1332021#1382022#742023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#912021#962022#452023

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#592021#982022#392023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#3232021#2672022#2252023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#1562021#822022#572023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#1002021#832022#772023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#2192021#1582022#2362023

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#1342021#1252022#652023

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#942021#902022#472023

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#572021#562022#662023

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#792021#682022#902023

West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia (WV) flagWest Virginia (WV)#842021#1102022#582023

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#1372021#1632022#1422023

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut (CT) flagConnecticut (CT)#2782021#1852022#1372023

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#1542021#3472022#712023

Hawaii (HI)

Hawaii (HI) flagHawaii (HI)#472021#1242022#232023

North Dakota (ND)

North Dakota (ND) flagNorth Dakota (ND)#472021#522022#352023

South Dakota (SD)

South Dakota (SD) flagSouth Dakota (SD)#1472021#612022#302023

District of Columbia (DC)

District of Columbia (DC) flagDistrict of Columbia (DC)#1422020#1472021#1492023

Montana (MT)

Montana (MT) flagMontana (MT)#1072021#992022#202023

Alaska (AK)

Alaska (AK) flagAlaska (AK)#1402021#532022#212023

Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#1802020#1332021#1322023

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#1902021#1372022#1252023

Delaware (DE)

Delaware (DE) flagDelaware (DE)#1492018#1022020#842023

Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island (RI) flagRhode Island (RI)#1932014#2032015#1682021

Vermont (VT)

Vermont (VT) flagVermont (VT)#1092015#1032018#532023

Wyoming (WY)

Wyoming (WY) flagWyoming (WY)#1112010

Popularity Rankings for Eden in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland#752021#692022#562023

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#692021#732022#582023

Popularity in Australia (NSW)

Australia (NSW) flagAustralia (NSW)#862021#882022#842023

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#902021#902022#1022023

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#1112019#982020#912021

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#1382021#1182022#1992023

Popularity in France

France flagFrance#1462019#1652020#1942021

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#2702021#2372022#2372023

Popularity in Sweden

Sweden flagSweden#3502022#2912023

Popularity in Iceland

Iceland flagIceland#2972022

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#3602020#3402021#4652022

Popularity in Switzerland

Switzerland flagSwitzerland#4962020#5202021#4442022

Popularity in Norway

Norway flagNorway#4712020#4602021#4672022

Popularity in Poland

Poland flagPoland#7342014

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Eden a Name for Boys or Girls?

Eden is a unisex name, used for both boys and girls. While it has traditionally been more common for girls, it has gained popularity for boys in recent years.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Eden

Eden in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Eden Hazard (Soccer Player, born 1991): A Belgian professional footballer known for his time with Chelsea FC and Real Madrid. He is celebrated for his exceptional dribbling skills and creativity on the field.
  • Eden Sher (TV Actress, born 1991): An American actress best known for her role as Sue Heck on the TV series "The Middle" and as Star Butterfly on Disney Channel's "Star vs. the Forces of Evil."
  • Eden Wood (Reality Star, born 2005): An American reality television star who gained fame as a child on the show "Toddlers & Tiaras."
  • Eden Espinosa (Stage Actress, born 1978): An American actress and singer renowned for her performances as Elphaba in the Broadway musical "Wicked."
  • Eden Ben Zaken (Pop Singer, born 1994): An Israeli pop singer known for her unique blend of pop, Mizrahi, and electronic music.
  • Eden Taylor-Draper (Soap Opera Actress, born 1997): A British actress famous for her role as Belle Dingle on the long-running soap opera "Emmerdale."
  • Eden Riegel (TV Actress, born 1981): An American actress best known for her role as Bianca Montgomery on the soap opera "All My Children."
  • Eden Robinson (Author, born 1968): A Canadian author acclaimed for her novels and short stories, including "Monkey Beach" and "Son of a Trickster."
  • Eden Alene (Singer, born 2000): An Israeli singer who represented Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest.
  • Eden Kane (Singer, born 1940): An English singer who gained fame in the 1960s with hits like "Well I Ask You."
  • Eden McCain ("Heroes," 2006 TV Series): A character with the power of persuasion, allowing her to control others through her voice.
  • Eden Lord ("Nip/Tuck," 2003 TV Series): A manipulative and complex character in the medical drama series.
  • Eden Baldwin ("The Young and the Restless," 1973 TV Series): A recurring character in the long-running soap opera.
  • Eden Fesi (Marvel Comics, 2010): An Australian Aboriginal mutant with the power of teleportation and invisibility.
  • Eden ("Blue Crush," 2002 Film): A character who is a dedicated surfer facing various challenges.
  • Eden ("Vampire Bats," 2005 Film): A character involved in a horror movie about killer bats.
  • Eden Moore ("Upside Down," 2012 Film): A character in a romantic science fiction film about two lovers from different gravitational worlds.
  • "Eden" (2006 German Film): A romance film centered around the themes of love and culinary arts.
  • "Eden" (2012 US Film): A drama about a young woman who is abducted and forced into human trafficking.
  • "Eden" (2014 French Film): A film that explores the electronic dance music scene in the 1990s and 2000s.
  • "East of Eden" (1952 Novel, 1955 Film): A classic novel by John Steinbeck and its film adaptation exploring complex family dynamics and moral dilemmas.
  • Eden Village, New York, USA: Located in Erie County, this village is known for its small-town charm and historical significance.
  • Eden Valley, New Mexico, USA: A valley in Chaves County, featuring scenic landscapes at an elevation of 3,589 feet.
  • Eden Hot Springs, California, USA: A historic hot springs and resort in Riverside County, once a popular destination for relaxation.
  • Eden City, North Carolina, USA: A city in Rockingham County known for its rich industrial history and vibrant community.
  • Eden Town, Texas, USA: Situated in Concho County, this small town offers a quiet rural lifestyle.
  • Eden Village, Idaho, USA: A village in Jerome County, providing a peaceful environment with close-knit community living.
  • Eden Community, Minnesota, USA: A community in Pipestone County, known for its agricultural surroundings and friendly residents.
  • Eden Town, Maine, USA: Previously known as Eden, now called Bar Harbor, this town in Hancock County is a famous tourist destination.
  • Eden Village, South Australia, Australia: Located in the Barossa Valley, this village is known for its wineries and beautiful landscapes.
  • Eden District, Western Cape, South Africa: A district municipality known for its natural beauty and diverse ecosystems.

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