Boy Names baby nameEsben

What does the name Esben mean?

The meaning of the name “Esben” is: “Bear God”.

Additional information: Esben is a derivative of Asbjorn (Ásbjörn). Ása means god and björn means bear. When you put them together they mean "bear god" or "spirit bear". Esben literally translated is "devine bear" Common names which are related to Ásbjörn are Bjorn, Bjarni, with nicknames of Bjossi, Bjessi, or Ebbi. English form is Osborn as in Ozzy Osborn. A common Scandinavian female name derived from Ásbjörn is Ebba . Ebba could also be a derivative of Esben.