What does Edwina mean?
Edwina /ed-wina/ as a girls' name is pronounced ed-WEEN-ah. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Edwina is "wealthy friend". Latin feminine form of Edwin, or of Edward (via Edwardina), coined in the 19th century. Eddie, Ina and Winnie are nicknames.
How popular is Edwina?
Edwina is a very popular first name for women (#821 out of 4276, Top 19%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Edwina for girls. Edwina reached its peak position of #428 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Prominent related forms of Edwina appearing in the Top 1000 are Eda, Eddie, Edward, Ena, Ina and Winnie. Usage of these relations of Edwina was at its most widespread in the 1880s (adoption of 0.48%) and has become significantly less since, with forms such as Winnie becoming less fashionable.
Thinking of names?
Edwina▼ is alike in pronunciation to Adana, Adanna, Adawna, Adeana, Adeena, Adena, Adina, Adinah, Edana, Edeena, Edenia, Edyna, Idiana, Idina, Idona, Idonna, Iduna and Idunna. Other suggested similar baby names are Adrina, Eadin, Eddna, Eddnah, Eden▲, Edin, Edira, Edita, Ediva, Edlin, Edlinn, Edlinna, Edma, Edmea, Edna▼, Ednah, Edwig, Edwige, Edyn, Egina, Eitna, Elaina▲, Elina, Ellina, Elmina, Elvina▼, Elwira, Elzina, Emina, Erina, Erlina, Ermina, Ervina, Erwina, Etain, Etana, Ethna, Etna, Eugina, Evina, Irwina, Lidwina, Mdina and Rowina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Edwina.