Names of the Week
Fact of the Week
Your brain uses between 20 - 25% of the oxygen your breathe.  More

Edith Meaning


What does Edith mean?

The name Edith is of English origin.

The meaning of Edith is "rich, war".

It is also of French origin, where its meaning is "fortune and strife".

Edith is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced E-dith.

The Given Name Edith

Edith is a name with class.

A name fit for a child full of familiarity and sparkle, a little experimenter.

Although often used, your memorable little Edith, is sure to make it all her own.

Edith falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Edith Cresson, and Edith of Wilton.

Edith Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 518 in baby name popularity for girls with 599 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 476 in baby name popularity for girls with 653 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Edith has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Edith Name Popularity Page.

Edith Related Names

Variants of the name Edith include Edithe.

The names Edit, Edita, Edite, Edyta, Edytha are all forms of Edith.

Edith has the diminutive (nickname) Edie.

Famous Ediths

  • Edith ~ 3 hurricanes, 2 storms
  • Edith Cresson ~ French Prime Minister (1991-1992)
  • Edith of Wilton ~ Saint
  • Edith Piaf ~ Musician
  • Edith Roosevelt ~ U. S. First Lady (1901-1909)
  • Edith Wharton ~ Writer
  • Edith Wilson ~ U. S. First Lady (1915-1921)

Edith Numerology

What will your new littleEdith be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Edith are often impassioned and brave but most of all they are read more >>

Edith Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Edith in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Edith.

Just for fun, see the name Edith in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Edith in Nautical Flags page.