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What does Eda mean?

Eda Pronunciation of Eda [eda] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Eda is "strife for wealth". From ead gyd. Also a nickname for Edith and Edna.

Associated with: strife (battle), wealth.


Eda has 2 variants: Edda and Ede.

23 more related forms via Edith, Edna: Dita, Eadie, Eddi, Eddie, Eddna, Eddnah, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edina, Edita, Editha, Editta, Ediva, Ednah, Edy, Edyta, Edyth, Edytha, Ena, Eyde and Eydie.

Creative forms:
(female) Edei, Edia, ..

(male) Edes, Eed, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eda Zahara (E.Z.), ..

How popular is Eda?

Eda is a very popular first name for women (#1953 out of 4276, Top 46%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#108734 out of 150436, Top 72%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Eda reached its apex rank of #368 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eda name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eda outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Eda ranked in the Top 2000 are Eddie, Edie (#1802 a year ago), Edith (#526), Editha, Edna, Ednah, Edyth and Ena. Adoption of these forms of Eda reached its most widespread during 1900-1909 (usage of 1.8%) and is now significantly less, with versions like Edna becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eda, Eddie, Edie, Edith, Editha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Edna, Ednah, Edyth, Ena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Edith outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eda is alike in pronunciation to Ada, Adah, Adda, Addi, Addy, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Ado, Ady, Aeeda, Aida, Aidah, Auda, Audi, Ayda, Ida, Ieeda, Oda, Ouida and Uda. Other recommended names are Eba, Edma, Edra, Efa, Ela, Elda, Ema, Enda, Erda, Eva and Ewa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Eda.

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