Edna name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Irish, Hebrew and Celtic
Usage: English, Irish, German, Hawaiian, Scottish, Faroese, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Edna e-dna
Meaning: Eithne, Joy, Bliss and Rejuvenation, Pleasure
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What does Edna mean?

Eminent and Ever lasting unisex name Edna means "Eithne, Joy, Bliss or Rejuvenation, Pleasure", dominantly used in Finnish, Swedish, English, Hawaiian, Danish, Icelandic, Scottish, Irish, Faroese, German and Norwegian came from Old Irish, Hebrew and Celtic.

Edna is a variant form of saintly and modern Eithne. Eithne is effeminate form of Aidan. Widely Accepted and All time favorite Eithne has its origin in Celtic and Old Irish languages, Eithne means "The Word Aed Which is of the Meaning Fire and Eithne" is used principally in Scottish, Irish and Danish.

Edna is English equivalent of Etna.

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How do I pronounce Edna?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Edna as e-dna. The other ways to say the name are ed-na or ed-nuh.

Variants of Edna

Adna, Eithne, Adnah, Aine, Etna, Aini

How popular is the name Edna?

a very popular name in United States having over 295366 recievers in 209 years of usage. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 1899, it ranked 11st when 8698 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Moreover, the first name has been to the top 50 baby names a staggering 50 times Edna is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, in use since 1996, peaked in 2003 when it ranked 2191st.

During its 47 years of usage in France, it had made up to just the top 2000 girl names. Over 255 people have been named Edna in France.

However things change on global perspective, Edna is extremely popular in Brazil where every 1 in 500 have the name as well as in Philippines.

Also the baby name is popular in Angola, England, Mexico, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Colombia, Guatemala, Canada, Haiti, South Africa and Jamaica. At least, 1090000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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Edna in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Edna

You can handle being on your own but you prefer to be surrounded by people you love and respect. Appreciate yourself and your partner more. Otherwise, you'll end up alone. You take calculated risks but sometimes you let spontaneity surprise you. You work hard on your dreams but forget to work hard on your personality too. You are bold and gutsy, and this affects your personality. You like to enjoy all the pleasures life has to give such as alcohol, music, food, sex, and sleeping.

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  •  Even - Unusual Even dominantly is used in Finnish, Swedish and Danish, meaning of Even is "Winner or Shrub" has its roots in Hebrew, Scandinavian and Old Norse is given to boys
  •  Audrie - Meaning of Audrie is High or Royal or Nobility is used as a gender-neutral name and is majorly used in English came from Celtic and English
  •  Kylien - The Kylien is of Celtic origin, meaning of Kylien is "Quarrelsome or Gaillard"

Middle names for Edna

Below are familiar and well-received middle names we think go particularly well with Edna:

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Sibling Names for Edna

If you've just decided on the name Edna for your little one, congratulations! Now comes the fun part of finding a perfect sibling name to accompany it. Here's a list of some great options that will complement Edna while also having their own unique charm.

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Famous people named Edna

  • Edna Rose Ritchings, symbolic maintainer of the International Peace Mission movement
  • Edna Gladney, early campaigner for children's rights and better living conditions for disadvantaged children
  • Edna Diefenbaker, first wife of the 13th Prime Minister of Canada
  • Edna Walling, was one of Australia's most influential landscape designers
  • Edna Anhalt, enjoyed some considerable success
  • Edna Campbell, breatheandstretch
  • Edna Lewis, renowned African-American chef, teacher
  • Edna Marion, silent motion picture actress
  • Edna Iles, English classical pianist
  • Edna May, American actress and singer
  • Edna Lee Booker, American journalist
  • Edna Woolman Chase, American
  • Edna Alford, Canadian author and editor
  • Edna Malone, Canadian dancer
  • Edna B. Foa, Israeli professor of clinical psychology at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Edna Hibbard, stage and motion picture actress from Detroit
  • Edna Murray, criminal associated with several high-profile gangs
  • Edna Shavit, Israeli professor affiliated with the theater department of Tel Aviv University
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay, Edna St
  • Edna Ferber, American novelist
  • Edna Purviance, American actress during the silent movie era
  • Edna O'Brien, Irish novelist, memoirist, playwright
  • Edna Brown, Democratic member and Minority Whip of the Ohio Senate
  • Edna Best, British stage and screen actress
  • Edna May Oliver, American stage and film actress
  • Edna Schmidt, news anchor for Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna
  • Edna Hicks, American blues singer and musician
  • Edna Mayne Hull,
  • Edna Adan Ismail, was Foreign Minister of Somaliland
  • Edna Manley, sculptor and contributor to Jamaican culture
  • Edna Doré, British actress
  • Edna Payne, American silent screen motion picture actress
  • Edna Wallace Hopper, American actress on stage and in silent films
  • Edna Staebler, Canadian author and award-winning literary journalist
  • Edna Mae Wilson, American silent film actress
  • Edna Parker, American supercentenarian who, for fifteen months
  • Edna F. Kelly, American politician
  • Edna Maison, American silent film actress
  • Edna Buchanan, American journalist and writer best
  • Edna Anderson, member of the House of Commons of Canada
  • Edna Kiplagat, Kenyan long-distance runner
  • Edna Savage, (21 April 1936 – 31 December 2000{{Cite book
  • Edna O. Simpson, U.S. Representative from Illinois
  • Edna Mae Harris, American actress and singer
  • Edna Griffin, American civil rights pioneer and human rights activist
  • Edna Iturralde, Ecuadorian author
  • Edna Murphy in Into the Net as Actress
  • Edna Skelton in Ziegfeld Follies as Writer
  • Edna Morris in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning as Actress
  • Edna Lee Figueroa in Maldeamores as Actress
  • Edna Garcia in Mariola as Actress
  • Edna Caskey in Starred Up as Actress
  • Edna Goodrich was an American actress of Broadway, as well as author.
  • Edna Aslin characterized the central role of Ellen Randolph in 1935 western movie Arizona Trails.
  • In 1987 action and crime movie, Las zorras, Edna Bolkan portrayed N.
  • In 1918 action and adventure film, The Master Mystery, Edna Britton portrayed De Luxe Dora.
  • In 1930, Edna Davies played the role of Camille in musical flick Song of Soho.
  • Edna Earle, from 1918 crime and thriller film The Eagle, who characterized the Lucy.
  • Edna Emerson played vital role of Marguerite Quinn in 1919 drama film Crimson Shoals.
  • Edna Hunter, from 1916 romance movie Half a Rogue, who played Pattie Bennington.
  • In 1937 adventure and history flick, Drums of Destiny, Edna Lawrence characterized Rosa Maria Dominguez.
  • Edna Lobato characterized crucial role of N in 1998 action and crime flick Masacre en la frontera.
  • In 1973 horror, thriller flick, Warlock Moon, Edna MacAfee characterized Agnes Abercrombi.
  • Edna Mayo, from 1916 comedy, drama flick The Chaperon, who portrayed the Madge Hemingway.
  • Edna Pendleton portrayed central character of Amelia Garside in 1915 drama film The Curious Conduct of Judge Legarde.
  • Edna Pennington, from 1923 western flick Slow as Lightning, who played the Eleanor Philips.
  • Edna Phillips, from 1912 drama, thriller movie The Life Story of John Lee, or The Man They Could Not Hang, who portrayed N.
  • Edna Shipman characterized main character of Alice Belding in 1919 mystery film The Trembling Hour.
  • In 1916 drama, romance film, The Princess of Happy Chance, Edna Maude played N.
  • In 1981, Edna Leone characterized the role of N in crime flick A Cafetina de Meninas Virgens.
  • Edna Borges characterized central character of N in 1978 comedy flick No Tempo dos Trogloditas.
  • Edna Luna, from 1953 fantasy, romance film Dyesebel, who played Dyesebel.
  • Edna Diaz, from 1976 action, drama film Alas 5:00 ng Hapon, Gising Na Ang Mga Anghel, who played N.


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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