Everett Name Meaning & Origin
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.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Ev, Ever, Evy, Rett, Rhett, The Evs
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Strong as a wild boar (English, Germanic)
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Everett McGill, American actor
C. Everett Koop, 13th Surgeon General of the United States
Thomas Everett Scott, American actor
Darren Everett Criss - American television and Broadway actor and singer/songwriter, best know for playing Blaine Anderson on Glee
- Everett in song, story & screen
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.
Everett Backstrom, main character in the new TV series "Backstrom". It is said that as a child he was called "Neverett" because he was very pessimistic.