How popular is the baby name Evergrim in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, see baby names similar to Evergrim and check out all the blog posts that mention the name Evergrim.
Welcome to the shortest day of the year!
The lack of sunlight is making things seem pretty grim outside, so today let’s check out some “grim” baby names.
Here are a few we’ve talked about already:
- The saint name Grimoaldus
- The recent Idaho baby name Grimsley
- The rejected Icelandic name Skallagrimur
- The 2012 debut name Grimm
- The early Boston name Grimstone
- The ever-name Evergrim
- The Domesday Book names Alfgrim, Arngrim, Fargrim, Grim, Grimbald, Grimbert, Grimkel, Grimulf, Hafgrim, Hundgrim, Kolgrim, Madalgrim, Moregrim, Mulagrim, Mylnugrim, Odhgrim, Ordgrim, Segrim, Steingrimr, Thorgrim and Ulfgrim
And here are 10 more rare-but-legit personal names with the word “grim” in them. All of these come from surnames:
Speaking of Grimwood…several successive generations of boys in the Death (or De’Ath) family of Suffolk, England, were named Grimwood — “Grimwood Death.” Grimmest name of them all, perhaps?
Do you know of any other good grim-names?
Everly has become quite trendy as a girl name within the last couple of years:
Everly is now the 178th most popular girl name in the nation, and Everleigh is 716th on the list.
So let’s say you like this “Ever-” trend, but you’re having a baby boy. What other options are there?
Here are some ideas, both modern and ancient:
- Everett, currently ranked 167th for boys, is a surname based on the first name Everard (see below).
- Ever is simultaneously a modern vocabulary word (meaning “always,” among other things) and an ancient personal name (based on a Germanic word meaning “boar”). Ever is currently being given to babies of both genders.
- Everest is a locational surname that refers to the French town of Évreux.
- Everardo is a Spanish version of Everard (see below).
- Everton is a locational surname meaning “boar” + “settlement.”
- Everson is a patronymic surname based on the first name Ever (see above).
- Evergreen is a modern vocabulary word meaning “ever, always” + “green.” Evergreen has charted as a girl name before, but it works for either gender.
- Everard is based on Germanic words meaning “boar” + “hardy, strong.”
- Everbern is based on Germanic words meaning “boar” + “bear.”
- Evergrim is based on Germanic words meaning “boar” + “fierce, severe.”
- Everhelm is based on Germanic words meaning “boar” + “helmet.”
- Evermar is based on Germanic words meaning “boar” + “famous.”
- Everold is based on Germanic words meaning “boar” + “friendly, comely.”
- Everwin is based on Germanic words meaning “boar” + “friend.”
Do you like any of these? What other Ever-names can you think of for boys?
Sources: Behind the Name, Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources