Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EEV-rist  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Originally denoted a person from Évreux in Normandy, itself named after the Gaulish tribe of the Eburovices. Mount Everest in the Himalayas was named for the British surveyor George Everest (1790-1866).

Related Names

Given Name DescendantEverest(English)
Place Name DescendantEverest(English)


Entry added December 7, 2022