More info about the name "Eberhard"
Eberhard is a German variant of Everhard. Everhard has both Germanic and Old English origins. The root words are 'Eoforheard' in Old English and 'Eberhard' in Germanic. Both these words have two elements in them, 'eber and eofor', meaning 'wild boar' and 'heard and hard', whose meaning is 'strong and courageous'.