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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 for Edvige.

For more information, see also the related girl name Eda.

Edda is also pronounced similarly to Ada, Adda, Addi, Addy, Adia, Aida, Auda, Ayda, Eddi, Eddie, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edy, Ida, Oda and Uda. Other suggested similar baby names are Eddna, Ede, Edma, Edna, Edra, Enda, Erda, Etha, Etta and Eyde.


Edda is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2959 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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