Edith name meaning

Updated: March 18th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old English and German
Usage: English, German, Faroese, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Edith e-di-th
Meaning: Prosperous in War, Joyous, Prosperity, Battle and Rich Gift
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What does Edith mean?

Used commonly in Faroese, Icelandic, English, Danish, Swedish, German, Norwegian and Finnish unfading and customary, Edith means "Prosperous in War, Joyous, Prosperity, Battle or Rich Gift" and is used for both boys and girls is originated from Old English and German.

Edith is English equivalent of Eadgyð. Edith is celebrated on September 16th.

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How do I pronounce Edith?

e-di-th is the most common way to pronounce three syllabled Edith.

Variants of Edith

Eadgyth, Otgunde, Ditte, Dorotea, Judith, Benedikte, Dieta, Edeline, Adeline, Ita, Ida, Eadgyð

Names that rhyme with Edith

How popular is the name Edith?

Edith was a very popular name in United States. Over 267330 babies have been named Edith since 1880. At the peak of its usage in 1894, it ranked 26th when 7859 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

However after 219 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still going strong on charts. Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 50 baby names 48 times Also, Edith is a popular in England and Wales where over 4648 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

At present at its peak, it ranked 91st when 599 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 100 baby names 2 times Also, Edith was among the popular names in France.

Since emerging in 1900 around 56739 babies have been given the moniker. At its zenith in 1952, the moniker grabbed the 62nd spot and 1594 baby girls were given the name.

However after 127 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Moreover, the name has been to the top 100 baby names a whooping 51 times

A common name in Sweden having over 2856 recievers in 11 years of usage.

At present the moniker is on a rise, in 2015, it ranked 36th when 331 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. Edith is a familiar baby name in Victoria, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 100 names.

Recently in 2018, 56 babies were given Edith and it reached its peak ranking, 98 on girl names chart.

Edith is a unique baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 185 on girl names chart when 30 babies were named Edith. There are over 298 babies that have been given the name Edith in Ireland.

Edith is an uncommon baby name in Belgium, even after 21 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 225 babies in Belgium have been named Edith.

Edith is a rare baby name in Victoria however it is still in use.

However things change on global perspective, Edith is extremely popular in Germany where every 1 in 400 have the name as well as in, Mexico and Nigeria. Also the baby name is popular in Uganda, Peru, Colombia, England, Brazil, Argentina, Kenya, Chile, Ghana, Austria, Central African Republic, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Venezuela, Chad, Cameroon, South Africa, Canada, Bolivia, Ecuador, Philippines, Rwanda, Benin, Mozambique, Angola, El Salvador, Madagascar, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Honduras, Paraguay, Liberia, Ivory Coast and Sudan.

According to our evaluation, at least 1610000 people have been bestowed Edith around the globe.

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Edith in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Edith?

You research different religions, you are interested in learning more about the Universe and how it works. You believe traveling helps you grow your spiritual potential. Most people enjoy having you around. Sometimes, you act selfishly. You are a thermal person who teaches people the importance of questioning and awareness. Not being focused on building an impressive career doesn't mean you should stay uneducated and blind.

Other names similar to Edith, for name hunters

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  •  Valeria - Particulary used in Norwegian, Swedish and Danish unfading and acclaimed, Valeria means "Healthy Strong, The Word Valere Which is of the Meaning Be Healthy Be Strong or The Healthy", a gender-neutral name has origin in Latin
  •  Pamela - Trendy and Conifer Pamela is originated from Old Greek and Latin, Pamela means "All or Greek Méli = Honey Or Pam-Mélās = All Black or Very Black", used in Telugu, Oriya and Norwegian is a gender-neutral name
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Middle names for Edith

Here is a list of flourishing and celebrated middle names that go with the baby name Edith.

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Sibling Names for Edith

Thinking of giving your baby girl the beautiful name "Edith"? If yes, then check out this list of sibling names that perfectly complement the elegance and uniqueness of Edith. From classic to modern, you'll find a variety of names to choose from, ensuring your child's name is as special and individual as they are.

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Famous people named Edith

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  • Edith MacArthur, Scottish actress noted for her elegant screen presence
  • Edith Irvine, wan an American photographer
  • Edith Kaplan, American psychologist
  • Edith Lefel, French-based singer
  • Edith Pechey, was one of the first women doctors
  • Edith Mathis, Swiss soprano and a leading exponent of the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart worldwide
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  • Edith Mayne, English freestyle swimmer
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  • Edith Körner, British magistrate and reformer of the National Health Service
  • Edith Winstone Blackwell, eminent philanthropist
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