30 Brilliant baby names beginning with the letter ‘E’

Baby name themes are such a sweet phenomenon. They add order, rhythm and a sense of family cohesion. Plenty of famous families follow a particular theme when it comes to naming babies — the Kardashians and the Bridgertons to name a few.

If a baby name theme is something you’re thinking about, then choosing a particular first letter for all of your children’s names is a good place to start. Today we’re looking at the letter ‘E’ and have outlined our favourite baby names which begin with this lyrical letter.

Girl Names:

  1. Eleanor - derived from Greek and French origins, means ‘light-hearted,’ ‘shining light’

  2. Elouise - derived from German origins, means ‘famous warrior’

  3. Ella - derived from ancient German origins, meaning ‘goddess’ in modern Hebrew.

  4. Eimear  - derived from Irish origins, meaning ‘swift’

  5. Emily - derived from English origins, meaning ‘to rival’ or ‘to strive’

  6. Eliza - derived from Hebrew origins, meaning ‘pledged to God’

  7. Eabha - derived from Irish origins, meaning ‘to live’

  8. Erica - derived from Old Norse origins, meaning ‘eternal ruler’

  9. Esme - derived from Old French origins, meaning ‘loved’

  10. Elsie - derived from Scottish origins, meaning ‘God is my oath’

  11. Ebony - derived from English origins, meaning ‘deeply black wood’

  12. Effie - derived from Greek origins, meaning ‘pleasant speech’

  13. Evelyn - derived from English origins, meaning ‘beautiful bird’

  14. Enya - derived from Irish origins, meaning ‘kernel’ or ‘fire’

  15. Elodie - derived from French origins, meaning ‘foreign riches’

Boy Names:

  1. Elliot - derived from Hebrew origins, meaning ‘the Lord is my God’

  2. Ethan - derived from Hebrew origins, meaning ‘strong’

  3. Eoghan - derived from Irish origins, meaning ‘born of the yew tree’

  4. Eamonn - derived from Irish origins, meaning ‘wealthy protector’

  5. Eduardo - derived from Spanish origins, meaning ‘wealthy guardian’

  6. Elvis - derived from Scandinavian origins, meaning ‘all wise’

  7. Eric - derived from Old Norse origins, meaning ‘forever ruler’

  8. Enzo - derived from Italian origins, meaning ‘home-ruler’

  9. Ezra - derived from Hebrew origins, meaning ‘God helps’

  10. Eli - derived from Hebrew origins, meaning ‘high’ or ‘elevated’

  11. Emmitt - derived from German origins, meaning ‘powerful’

  12. Emery - derived from German origins, meaning ‘industrious’

  13. Ever - derived from American origins, meaning ‘Always’

  14. Elio - derived from Italian origins, meaning sun

  15. Edward - derived from Old English origins, meaning ‘wealth'

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