What does Ede mean?
Ede [ede] as a name for girls is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Ede is "strife for wealth". Ede is an alternate form of Eda (Old German): from ead gyd. Ede is also a derivative of Edith (Old English).
Ede has 1 variant: Eyde.Creative forms:
(female) Edei, Eide, ..
(male) Edet, Et, .. Middle name pairings:
Ede Christina (E.C.), ..
How popular is Ede?
Ede is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#29598 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Edith (#526 last year), Edie (#1802), Edythe, Eda and Edyth are the popular variation forms of Ede (unlisted). Usage of these forms of Ede was widespread among parents a century ago (usage of 0.7%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.03%, 95% less), with forms such as Eda becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)