What does Enid mean?
Enid [enid] as a girls' name is pronounced EE-nid. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Enid is "soul, life". From enaid, or possibly from another source enit meaning "woodlark". Celtic name from the King Arthur myths. Literary: the name was revived in the 19th century by Tennyson's "Idylls of the King", which contains the story of the knight Geraint and his meek but brave wife Enid. Authors Enid Blyton, Enid Bagnold.
Related girl name: Enat.Creative forms:
(female) Einid, Enin, ..
(male) Endio, Enild, .. Middle name pairings:
Enid Alisha (E.A.), ..
How popular is Enid?
Enid is a very popular first name for females (#930 out of 4276, Top 22%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Enid reached its peak position of #470 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Enedina is the only other popular alternative form of Enid appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Enid was well-received among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.02%), but now, the version Enid has become less in vogue.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Brid, Edi, Edie, Edin, Einin, Eir, Eli, Elia, Elida, Elidi, Elin, Elis, Eliz, Ena, Enda, Engie, Ennis, Enya, Enza, Erin▼, Eris, Evia, Evie▲ and Reid. These names tend to be less commonly used than Enid.See names in meaning and etymology.