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What does Edina mean?

Edina Pronunciation of Edina [ed-i-na] as a girls' name is of Old English and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Edina is "wealthy friend; pleasure, delight". Variant of Edwina and Edna. Also a literary term meaning "from Edinburgh", referring to the capital city of Scotland. Name of a character in the British sitcom "Absolutely Famous". Fashion designer Edina Ronay.

Associated with: old english, wealthy, pleasure (joy), literary, scotland, british (england).


Edina has 4 variants: Adena, Adina, Edeena and Edyna.

Affiliated girl name: Idina.

14 more relations via Edna, Edwina: Eda, Eddi, Eddie, Eddna, Eddnah, Eddy, Ednah, Edweena, Edwena, Edwiena, Edwine, Edwinna, Edwyna and Ena.

Creative forms:
(female) Ediba, Eina, ..

(male) Edien, Edinan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edina Emilee (E.E.), ..

How popular is Edina?

Edina is an uncommon given name for women. Edina is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Edina (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Adina (#1602 the previous year), Edwina, Ena, Ednah, Edna, Eda and Eddie. These relations of Edina reached the apex of their popularity in the 1900s (median #907) and have become much less common since (#1943, down 100%), with forms such as Edwina going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adina, Eda, Eddie, Edna, Ednah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Edwina, Ena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Edina and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Edina is alike in pronunciation to Adana, Adanna, Adawna, Adeana, Adeena, Adinah, Adonia, Aidana, Aydana, Edana, Edenia, Idania, Idiana, Idona, Idonah, Idonea, Idonia, Idonna, Iduna and Idunna. Other suggested similar names are Abina, Amina, China, Drina, Eadin, Eden, Edi, Edin, Edira, Edita, Edith, Editha, Ediva, Edlin, Edlinn, Edma, Edmea, Edyn, Eena, Egina, Eila, Eira, Eitna, Elana, Elena, Elia, Elika, Elina, Elinda, Elna, Elvina, Emina, Enedina, Erena, Erin, Erina, Erlina, Erna, Erwina, Etana, Ethna, Etna, Evina, Fina, Gina, Mdina, Medina, Neina, Nina, Ondina, Rodina, Taina, Tina, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Edina.

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