• Gender: Female
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Goddess Of Fertility, Spring

What is the meaning of the name Easter?

The name Easter is primarily a female name of English origin that means Goddess Of Fertility, Spring.

From the Old English Eastre from the German word Ostern and east. Possibly a derivative of Eastre, the goddess of Spring.

Easter was originally the celebration of Ishtar, the Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of fertility and sex. After Constantine Christianized the Empire, Easter was changed to represent the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

People who like the name Easter also like:

Clover, Molly, Freya, Georgia, Faith, Grace, Holiday, Josiah, Wyatt, Asher, Alexander, Basil, Cosmo, Milo

Names like Easter:

Estera, Ector, Esther, Ester

Stats for the Name Easter

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Potential drawbacks of using the name Easter:

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1. Potential for confusion: Easter is primarily associated with the Christian holiday, and naming a child Easter may lead to confusion or assumptions about the family's religious beliefs.
2. Seasonal association: The name Easter is strongly tied to the springtime holiday, which may limit its suitability for children born in other seasons.
3. Teasing or mockery: Children can be prone to teasing or making fun of unique names, and the name Easter may be subject to jokes or ridicule.
4. Limited cultural diversity: The name Easter is predominantly used in English-speaking countries and has less international recognition, potentially limiting the child's ability to connect with diverse cultures.
5. Career implications: Some professions or industries may have a more conservative outlook on unconventional names, and having the name Easter could potentially impact job prospects or professional advancement.