Name for today – 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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman

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