What 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 êad gyô. 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.
Affiliated girl name: Eden.
Edith has 1 masculine form: Edgar.Kreatif forms: Edithei, Editheu, Eiedith. [more]
How 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)
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.
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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.