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pinWhat does Edda mean?

Edda /ed-da/ as a girls' name is pronounced ED-ah. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Edda is "grandmother". Norse mytholgy: Edda was an old woman who became pregnant by the god Heimdallr and gave birth to Thrall, ancestor of the class of serfs. Nickname for Edvige.

Related girl names: Eda and Hedwig.


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Kreatif forms: Eddaeu, Edeu, Euda. [more]

pinHow popular is Edda?

Edda is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2959 out of 4276, Top 69%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Eda and Hedwig are the popular related forms of Edda (unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. These forms of Edda were favored by parents in the 1880s (median #457) and are now significantly less popular, with versions like Eda becoming less stylish. Below is a charted analysis of the history of the girl name Edda and related names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eda, Hedwig in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Edda and related baby names outside U.S.


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Edda is alike in pronunciation to Ada, Addey, Addi, Addiah, Addie, Adia, Adiah, Ado, Ady, Aeeda, Aida, Aidah, Auda, Audi, Eadie, Eddi, Eddie, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edy, Eydie, Ida and Oda. Other suggested similar baby names are Alda, Eadan, Ebba, Edana, Eddna, Ede, Edina, Edira, Edita, Edma, Edmea, Edna, Ednah, Edra, Edyn, Eena, Efua, Eidra, Eila, Eira, Elda, Elga, Ella, Emma, Ena, Enda, Erda, Erla, Etha, Etna, Etta, Eula, Euna, Eva, Ewa, Eyde, Gada, Huda, Joda, Lada, Meda, Nada, Neda, Nedda, Rida, Roda, Tada, Tadda, Vida and Zada. These names tend to be less commonly used than Edda.

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