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What does Edi mean?

Edi Pronunciation of Edi [edi] as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and Edi means "strife for wealth". Edi is an alternate form of Edith (Old English): from ad gy.

Associated with: old english, strife (battle), wealth.


Edi has 6 variants: Eadie, Eda, Edee, Edie, Edy and Eydie.

12 more different relations via Edith: Eadith, Ede, Edita, Editha, Edithe, Editta, Ediva, Edyta, Edyth, Eidith, Eyde and Eydith.

Creative forms:
(female) Edia, Eldi, ..

(male) Edei, Et, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edi Dalary (E.D.), ..

How popular is Edi?

Edi is an unusual given name for females. Edi is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Edi (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000 are Edith (#526 via latest list), Edie (#1802), Edyth, Eda and Editha. These relations of Edi were at the height of their popularity during 1890-1899 (median #971) and are now significantly less common (#1665, 95.1%), with forms such as Edith falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eda, Edie, Edith, Editha, Edyth in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Edith outside U.S.

Similar Names

Edi is alike in pronunciation to Ada, Adah, Adda, Addi, Addie, Addy, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Ado, Ady, Aida, Auda, Audi, Audie, Ayda, Edda, Eddi, Eddie, Eddy, Ida, Oda and Uda. Other recommended names are Edin and Eli. These names tend to be more commonly used than Edi.

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