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What does Erda mean?

Erda Pronunciation of Erda [er-da] as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Erda is "earth". Erda is an alternate form of Eartha (Old English): from eorthe. Erda is also a variant of Hertha (Old English): name of the German.

Associated with: old english, earth.


2 related forms via Eartha, Hertha: Ertha and Herta.

Creative forms:
(female) Erat, Ersa, ..

(male) Erea, Erot, ..

Middle name pairings:
Erda Siena (E.S.), ..

How popular is Erda?

Erda is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Erda is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Erda (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Hertha and Eartha. Other variants, like Ertha, are seldom used. These relations of Erda were at the apex of their popularity a century ago (average #1390). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eartha, Hertha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Erda is alike in pronunciation to Arda, Ardah, Ardea, Ardia, Warda and Wardia. Other recommended names are Ada, Adda, Aida, Alda, Ayda, Beda, Dada, Darda, Doda, Eadan, Eda, Edda, Eddi, Eddy, Ede, Edi, Edma, Edra, Edy, Eena, Eeva, Efua, Eidra, Eila, Eira, Elda, Elga, Elida, Elma, Elna, Elva, Elza, Ena, Enda, Enya, Enza, Eraca, Erga, Erica, Erin, Erina, Erla, Erma, Erna, Eryka, Erys, Esta, Etna, Etta, Eula, Fryda, Gada, Gerda, Huda, Ida, Irida, Lada, Leda, Lida, Lyda, Mada, Nada, Neda, Norda, Sada, Tada, Truda, Veda and Verda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Erda.

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