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Girl Names Starting with Ed-

Ed- baby names and what they mean, with 22 results. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity 115 years ago (adoption of 1.8%) and are now much less conventional (adoption 0.2%, 90.6%), with names like Edna becoming somewhat outmoded. Eden (#156) is the most chic name for newborns in this list, while Edger (top 30%) and Edge (2%) are conventional Ed- last names. Here is the list of Ed- names for boys.

Ed- names

Eda - Edwardine | Edwige - Edwina

Eda - Edwardine

Eda and variantsEda1, var. Edda1, Ede1
Source fr. Old German word. "Strife for wealth." Eda and forms were favored as baby names 135 years ago, but now, Eda has gone out of style.

Origin fr. Gaelic element. "Fire." Eldana is a slightly favored baby name. See also Elana.

Stems fr. Old Norse. "Grandmother." Edde and Ededa are creative forms. See also Edy.

Edda3, Edvige, Edwige
Var. of Hedwig. Derived fr. Old German. "Contention and strife." Unconventional, but Edvige, Edwige are comparable to popular last names Elhage (upper 46%), Eledge (36%), which also end with -ge.

Var. of Adeline. Derived fr. Old German. "Noble." Outside Top 2000. See also Edeline.

Form of Adelaide. Source fr. Old German word. "Noble kind." Edeline is intermittently used as a women's name. See also Odeline.

Form of Adela. Based on Old German word. "Noble." Unique, with the -lle ending for Edelle, like Emille, Ethille. See also Edelie.

Origin fr. Spanish, Arabic. "Princess." Not in popularity charts.

Var. of Almera. Based on Arabic word. "Princess." Edelmira is not frequently used as a birth name.

Eden and variantsEden, var. Edenia, Edin, Edyn
Based on Hebrew word. "Place of pleasure." Edenia, Edin and Edyn are more uncommon as girls' names among the variant forms of Eden.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ed- names: Eda, Eddie, Eden, Edie, Edith

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ed- names: Editha, Edna, Ednah, Edra, Edris

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ed- names: Edyth, Edythe

Edina1, var. Edeena, Edyna
Derivative of Old English, Hebrew words. "Wealthy friend; pleasure, delight." Scarce as baby names, but Edina, Edyna, etc. are similar to the more common Elina.

Form of Adira. Based on Hebrew language. "Strong, noble, powerful." Edira was not among 2015's Top names. See also Ediva.

Edith and variantsEdith, var. Eda2, Ede2, Edee, Edi, Edita, Edie, Editha, Edithe, Editta, Edy, Ediva, Edyta, Edyth, Edytha, Edythe
Based on Old English element. "Strife for wealth." Eda (top 46%), Edie (36%), Edith (3%), Edyth (80%) and Edythe (24%) are common as feminine names.

Edlyn, var. Edelynn, Edlin, Edlinn, Edlinna, Edlynn
Derived fr. Old English language. "Small noble one." Edelynn, Edlinna, etc. are rarely found as given names, and Edlin appears often (upper 13%) as a surname.

Form of Esme. Derivative of Old French word. "Esteemed; to love." Edde, Edge are common last names. See also Edna.

Edmonda, var. Edma, Edmee, Edmea, Edmonde, Edmunda
Stems fr. Old English word. "Wealthy protector." Rare as baby names, but Edmee, Edmonda, etc. are similar to the more familiar Eden.

Edna and variantsEdna, var. Eda3, Eddi, Eddie, Eddna, Eddy, Eddnah, Edina2, Ednah
Source fr. Hebrew language. "Pleasure, delight." Eda, Eddie, Edna and Ednah are more commonplace as birth names among these forms.

Edris and variantsEdris1, var. Edra
Derivative of Old English. "Rich and powerful." Edra and Edris are more commonly used as children's names among these variant forms.

Form of Idris. Origin fr. Welsh, Arabic languages. "Fiery leader; prophet." Edris is familiar (top 87%) as a female name, and exists commonly (top 31%) as a last name. See also Eris.

Edwardine, var. Edwarda, Edwardeen, Edwardene, Edwardina, Edwardyne
Based on Old English. "Wealthy guard." Uncommon, with the unconventional androgynous -ine suffix for Edwardine, like Edwine.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ed- names for girls.

1. Eda - Edwardine
Eda [Ede, Edda], Edana, Edda, Hedwig [Edda, Edvige, Edwige], Adeline [Edelie], Adelaide [Edeline], Adela [Edelle], Edelmira, Almera [Edelmira], Eden [Edyn, Edin, Edenia], Edina [Edyna, Edeena], Adira [Edira], Edith [Edy, Ediva, Edyta, Edyth, Edithe, Editta, Edytha, Edythe, ..], Edlyn [Edlin, Edlynn, Edlinn, Edelynn, Edlinna], Esme [Edme], Edmonda [Edma, Edmee, Edmea, Edmonde, Edmunda], Edna [Eda, Eddy, Eddi, Eddie, Ednah, Edina, Eddna, Eddnah], Edris [Edra], Idris [Edris], Edwardine [Edwarda, Edwardeen, Edwardene, Edwardina, Edwardyne]

Edwige [Edvig, Edwig, Edvige, Edvigis, Eduvigis], Edwina [Edina, Edwena, Edwine, Edwyna, Edweena, Edwiena, Edwinna, Edwynne]

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