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What does Edythe mean?

Edythe Pronunciation of 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


VARIANTS Eydith, Eidyth, Eidith, Edyth, Edithe, Eadith

RELATIONS VIA EDITH Ede, Edee, Edie, Edita, Editha, Editta, Edy, Edyta, Edytha, Eidytha, Eyde, Eydie



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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, 2018)

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?

Prominent alternative forms of Edythe are Edith (#518 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Edie (#1635), Editha and Edyth. Other forms, like Edithe, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Edythe reached its apex during 1890-1899 (USAGE OF 0.84%) and is now much lower (USAGE 0.04%, DOWN 94.9%).

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 sound-alike 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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