Everett: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Everett
Origin of the name Everett:
Transferred use of the English surname meaning "Everett's son." Everett is an old variant of Evered, a name derived from the Old English Eoforheard (brave as a wild boar), which is a com-pounding of the elements eofor (a wild boar) and heard (strong, brave, hearty). Var: Everett, Everist, Everitt, Everritt.
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Our 3 year old is named Everett. We get a lot of, "that is my grandad's (or great uncle's) name. His name has brought up good memories for people.
As uncommon as this name is, he coincedentally has a little girl named Ever in his preschool class.
I also have a 3 yr old named Everett and we get a lot of "Boy I haven't heard that name in a long time". People love his name and always compliment him on it! He also is very strong and brave (and mischievious, I might add), which supports the name's meaning. :-) My oldest is very insightful which is the meaning of his name, so I do believe in meanings!
My sons middle name :) it goes really nicely as a middle name with most first names
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Ev, Ever, Rett, Rhett
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Form of Everard
Strong as a wild boar (English, Germanic)
- Famous real-life people named Everett: | Edit
Everett McGill, American actor
Thomas Everett Scott, American actor
Darren Everett Criss - American television and Broadway actor and singer/songwriter, best know for playing Blaine Anderson on Glee
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George Clooney's character in "O, Brother Where Art Thou" is Everett.
Dermot Mulroney plays Everett Stone in "The Family Stone" with Diane Keaton.
Everett Chance is a strong, loving, and wayward character in David James Duncan's epic book The Brothers K.
Everett Hitch is a strong, thoughtful, honorable gunslinger and sometimes deputy marshal in the Robert B. Parker series Appaloosa.