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Edda meaning and name origin
Edda \e(d)-da\ as a girl's 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 of Edvige.
For more information, see also the related name Eda.
Baby names that sound like Edda are Adda, Eddy and Eddi. Other similar baby names are Erda, Edma, Edna, Eddna and Edra.
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Popularity of Edda
Edda is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2959 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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