What 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.
VariationsKreatif forms: Eddaeu, Edeu, Euda. [more]
How 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)
Thinking of names?
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.