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What does Edwyna mean?

Edwyna Pronunciation of Edwyna [ed-wyna] as a name for girls has its root in Old English, and the name Edwyna means "wealthy friend". Edwyna is a version of Edwina (Old English): Latin feminine variant of Edwin.

Associated with: old english, wealthy.


Edwyna has 5 variants: Edina, Edweena, Edwena, Edwiena and Edwinna.

2 more different relations via Edwina: Edwine and Edwynne.

Creative forms:
(female) Edwyda, Elwyna, ..

(male) Edwyea, Edwyes, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edwyna Honor (E.H.), ..

How popular is Edwyna?

Edwyna is an unusual first name for females. Edwyna is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Edwina is the only prominent alternative form of Edwyna (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Edwinna, are seldom used. This relation of Edwyna was favored during the years 1930-1939 (#433), but now, Edwina has become less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Edwyna is alike in pronunciation to Adana, Adanna, Adawna, Adeana, Adeena, Adena, Adina, Edana, Edeena, Edenia, Edyna, Idiana, Idina, Idona, Idonna, Iduna and Idunna. Other recommended names are Alayna, Allyna, Alsyna, Alwyna, Byna, Coryna, Edda, Eddna, Eddnah (see Edna), Eddy, Eden, Edin, Edlin, Edlyn, Edlynn, Edma, Edmea, Edna, Ednah, Edwig, Edyn, Edyta, Egina, Eilona, Eirynn, Eitna, Elaina, Elayna, Elena, Elkana, Elmina, Elmyra, Elvina, Elwira, Elyn, Elynn, Emina, Ena, Erwina, Eryca, Eryn, Etana, Ethna, Etna, Euna, Eurwyn (see Eurwen), Evonna, Gayna, Irayna, Luwana, Lyna, Nyna, Rowina, Sabyna (see Sabina), Saryna, Selyna, Tawana and Zayna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Edwyna.

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