Type Region
Scripts עֵדֶן(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈiː.dən/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Possibly from Hebrew עֵדֶן ('eden) meaning "pleasure, delight", or perhaps derived from Sumerian 𒂔 (edin) meaning "plain". According to the Old Testament the Garden of Eden was the place where the first people, Adam and Eve, lived before they were expelled.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesÉden(Biblical French) 'Eden(Biblical Hebrew)
Given Name DescendantEden(Hebrew)
Same Spelling'Eden, Éden
User SubmissionEden
Entry updated December 7, 2022