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Edna Meaning


What does Edna mean?

The name Edna is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Edna is "pleasure, delight".

Edna is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ed-na.

The Given Name Edna

Edna is a form of Eithne. See Eithne for further details.

Edna is good for parents who want a name that is refined and appealing.

A name fit for a child full of allure and distinction, a little explorer.

Edna is unique yet compelling due to its daring and attractive nature.

Edna falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Edna Ferber.

Edna Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,737 in baby name popularity for girls with 117 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,460 in baby name popularity for girls with 73 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Edna Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Edna has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Edna to other names.

Edna Related Names

Edna is a form of Eithne.

Famous Ednas

  • Edna ~ 2 hurricanes, 1 storm
  • Edna Ferber ~ Writer

Edna Numerology

What will your new littleEdna 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 Edna are often considerate and brave but most of all they are read more >>

Edna Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Edna.

Just for fun, see the name Edna 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 Edna in Nautical Flags page.