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pinWhat does Edith mean?

Edith /edith/ as a girls' name is pronounced EE-dith. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Edith is "strife for wealth".

From ad gy. Anglo-Saxon name borne by princesses and Christian saints, one of which was the daughter of Edgar the Peaceful (10th century). Edith Bunker is the name of a character in a 1970s sitcom "All in the Family". Writer Edith Wharton; singers Eydie Gorme and Edith Piaf; actresses Dame Edith Evans, Eydie Falco.


Edith has 24 variants: Dita, Eadie, Eadith, Eda, Ede, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edita, Editha, Edithe, Editta, Ediva, Edy, Edyta, Edyth, Edytha, Edythe, Eidith, Eidyth, Eidytha, Eyde, Eydie and Eydith.

Affiliated girl name: Eden.

Edith has 1 masculine form: Edgar.

Kreatif forms: Edithei, Editheu, Eiedith. [more]

pinHow popular is Edith?

Edith is a very prominent first name for females (#117 out of 4276, Top 3%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Presented below is the baby name history of Edith for girls. Edith reached its apex rank of #25 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, and is at #627 currently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Edith name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of the girl name Edith and related names. Popular alternative forms of Edith (#627 last year) are Eden (#151 last year), Edythe, Edyth, Edie and Eda. These forms of Edith were at the height of their popularity in the 1880s (average #565) and are somewhat less widespread today (#796, 53% less), with versions like Edythe falling out of fashion. Eden is the most fashionable baby name here.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Edith, Eda, Eden, Edie, Edyth, Edythe in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Aldith, Ardith, Ebeth, Edin, Edina, Edira, Ednah, Eilith, Elish, Elita, Eth, Evita, Faith, Judith, Leith and Urith. These names tend to be less commonly used than Edith.