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What does Edina mean?

Edina Pronunciation of Edina as a girls' name is of Old English and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Edina is "wealthy friend; pleasure, delight". Variant of Edwina and Edna. Also a literary term meaning "from Edinburgh", referring to the capital city of Scotland. Name of a character in the British sitcom "Absolutely Famous". Fashion designer Edina Ronay.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, wealthy, pleasure (joy), literary, scotland, british (england)


VARIANTS Adena, Adina, Edeena, Edyna


RELATIONS VIA EDNA, EDWINA Eda, Eddi, Eddie, Eddna, Eddnah, Eddy, Ednah, Edweena, Edwena, Edwiena, Edwine, Edwinna, Edwyna, Ena

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How popular is Edina?

Edina is an uncommon given name for women. Edina is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Edina (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 are Adina (#1648 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Edna (#1737), Eda, Eddie, Ednah, Edwina and Ena. These relations of Edina reached the apex of their popularity in the 1890s (MEDIAN #922) and have become much less common since (#1912, DOWN 99%), with forms such as Edna going out of style. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adina, Eda, Eddie, Edna, Ednah in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Edina is alike in pronunciation to Adana, Adanna, Adawna, Adeana, Adeena, Adinah, Adonia, Aidana, Aydana, Edana, Edenia, Idania, Idiana, Idona, Idonah, Idonea, Idonia, Idonna, Iduna and Idunna. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abina, Amina, China, Drina, Eadin, Eden, Edi, Edin, Edira, Edita, Edith, Editha, Ediva, Edlin, Edlinn, Edma, Edmea, Edyn, Eena, Egina, Eila, Eira, Eitna, Elana, Elena, Elia, Elika, Elina, Elinda, Elna, Elvina, Emina, Enedina, Erena, Erin, Erina, Erlina, Erna, Erwina, Etana, Ethna, Etna, Evina, Fina, Gina, Mdina, Medina, Neina, Nina, Ondina, Rodina, Taina, Tina, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Edina.

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