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What does Edie mean?

Edie Pronunciation of Edie [edie] as a girls' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Edie is "strife for wealth". Edie is a variant form of Edith (Old English): from ad gy.

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


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

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

Creative forms:
(female) Edei, Edne, ..

(male) Edea, Edei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edie Daleyza (E.D.), ..

How popular is Edie?

Edie is a very prominent first name for females (#1553 out of 4276, Top 36%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#16208 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Edie reached its highest rank of #899 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #1802 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Edie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Edith (#526 in recent rankings), Edythe, Edyth, Editha and Eda are the prominent varying forms of Edie (#1802 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ediva, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Edie was common among parents 125 years ago (average #861) and is now much diminished (#1721, 95.3% less usage), with versions such as Edythe becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

Similar Names

Edie is alike in pronunciation to Ada, Adah, Adda, Addey, Addi, Addie, Addy, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Ado, Ady, Aidee, Audi, Audie, Edda, Eddi, Eddie, Eddy, Ida, Oda and Uda. Other recommended names are Adrie, Andie, Arie, Avie, Codie, Eadin, Edin, Edira, Edlin, Edme, Edmea, Edris, Edvig, Edwig, Edwige, Edwine, Edyn, Effie, Eir, Eire, Elbe, Eli, Elice, Elin, Eliz, Elize, Elkie, Else, Elsie, Emmie, Eppie, Erike, Erin, Esme, Essie, Ettie, Eve, Evia, Evie, Ezzie, Judie, Kadie, Kodie, Lydie, Onie, Rie, Rodie, Rudie, Sadie, Skie and Sudie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Edie.

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