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What does Edythe mean?

Edythe Pronunciation of Edythe [edythe] as a name for girls is of Old English derivation, and the name Edythe means "strife for wealth". Edythe is a version of Edith (Old English): from ad gy.

Associated with: old english, strife (battle), wealth.


Edythe has 6 variants: Eadith, Edithe, Edyth, Eidith, Eidyth and Eydith.

12 more relations via Edith: Ede, Edee, Edie, Edita, Editha, Editta, Edy, Edyta, Edytha, Eidytha, Eyde and Eydie.

Creative forms:
(female) Edyther, ..

(male) Edyce, Edyele, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edythe Ayesha (E.A.), ..

How popular is Edythe?

Edythe is a very popular first name for females (#1045 out of 4276, Top 24%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Edythe reached its apex position of #266 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Edythe name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Edythe are Edith (#526 in recent rankings), Edie (#1802), Editha and Edyth. Other forms, like Edithe, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Edythe reached its apex during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.68%) and is now much lower (usage 0.03%, down 95.2%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Edythe, Edie, Edith, Editha, Edyth in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Agathe, Anthe, Ayshe, Berthe, Blithe, Blythe, Cathe, Eartha, Ebeth, Eddie, Edelie, Edelle, Edme, Edmee, Ednah, Edvige, Edwige, Edwine, Edwynne (see Edwina), Edyn, Edyna, Eithne, Elethea, Elshe, Eltha, Elthea, Elyce, Elyette, Elyse, Elysse, Emyle, Emylee, Ertha, Erthel (see Eartha), Estee, Esther, Eth, Etha, Ethel, Ettie, Evanthe, Evette, Faithe, Faythe, Grethe, Ianthe, Judithe, Kaethe, Kathe, Leithe, Lethe, Marthe, Olathe, Psyche, Ruthe and Xanthe. These names tend to be less commonly used than Edythe.

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