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Edith meaning and name origin
Edith \e-di-th\ as a girl's name is pronounced EE-dith. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Edith is "strife for wealth". Anglo-Saxon name borne by royalty and Christian saints. 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, Edie Falco.
Edith has 22 variant forms: Dita, Eadie, Eadith, Eda, Ede, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edita, Editha, Edithe, Ediva, Edy, Edyth, Edytha, Edythe, Eidith, Eidyth, Eidytha, Eyde, Eydie and Eydith.
For more information, see also the related name Eden.
Baby names that sound like Edith are Aditi and Judith.
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Popularity of Edith
Edith is a very popular first name for women (#117 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#85571 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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