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Edith

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How popular is the baby name Edith in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 773 768 5 #28 girl name
1881 787 778 9 #27 girl name
1882 876 876 0 #29 girl name
1883 881 881 0 #31 girl name
1884 1,104 1,104 0 #27 girl name
1885 1,076 1,071 5 #31 girl name
1886 1,193 1,184 9 #31 girl name
1887 1,250 1,243 7 #29 girl name
1888 1,460 1,453 7 #29 girl name
1889 1,530 1,523 7 #29 girl name
1890 1,502 1,493 9 #30 girl name
1891 1,509 1,509 0 #30 girl name
1892 1,631 1,625 6 #33 girl name
1893 1,740 1,733 7 #30 girl name
1894 1,825 1,820 5 #26 girl name
1895 1,940 1,940 0 #27 girl name
1896 1,942 1,932 10 #29 girl name
1897 1,830 1,823 7 #30 girl name
1898 1,989 1,981 8 #32 girl name
1899 1,804 1,793 11 #32 girl name
1900 2,077 2,068 9 #36 girl name
1901 1,863 1,863 0 #32 girl name
1902 1,853 1,853 0 #33 girl name
1903 1,901 1,901 0 #33 girl name
1904 1,954 1,944 10 #33 girl name
1905 2,143 2,137 6 #30 girl name
1906 2,166 2,160 6 #30 girl name
1907 2,186 2,177 9 #32 girl name
1908 2,418 2,410 8 #27 girl name
1909 2,384 2,371 13 #33 girl name
1910 2,606 2,592 14 #35 girl name
1911 2,833 2,825 8 #31 girl name
1912 3,853 3,841 12 #31 girl name
1913 4,375 4,366 9 #29 girl name
1914 5,222 5,209 13 #31 girl name
1915 6,771 6,760 11 #31 girl name
1916 7,318 7,306 12 #28 girl name
1917 7,552 7,533 19 #28 girl name
1918 7,878 7,859 19 #30 girl name
1919 7,784 7,767 17 #29 girl name
1920 7,799 7,773 26 #32 girl name
1921 7,602 7,588 14 #33 girl name
1922 7,150 7,134 16 #34 girl name
1923 6,845 6,835 10 #36 girl name
1924 6,911 6,893 18 #36 girl name
1925 6,299 6,273 26 #42 girl name
1926 5,812 5,788 24 #42 girl name
1927 5,421 5,402 19 #48 girl name
1928 4,861 4,846 15 #56 girl name
1929 4,470 4,455 15 #59 girl name
1930 4,296 4,272 24 #61 girl name
1931 3,790 3,771 19 #65 girl name
1932 3,580 3,571 9 #69 girl name
1933 3,123 3,109 14 #80 girl name
1934 3,025 3,011 14 #81 girl name
1935 2,847 2,830 17 #87 girl name
1936 2,771 2,759 12 #87 girl name
1937 2,664 2,649 15 #96 girl name
1938 2,609 2,599 10
1939 2,483 2,473 10
1940 2,523 2,509 14 #98 girl name
1941 2,472 2,462 10
1942 2,470 2,458 12
1943 2,396 2,382 14
1944 2,179 2,174 5
1945 1,847 1,841 6
1946 1,976 1,976 0
1947 2,208 2,199 9
1948 2,087 2,082 5
1949 2,070 2,063 7
1950 1,961 1,953 8
1951 1,851 1,851 0
1952 1,644 1,639 5
1953 1,533 1,528 5
1954 1,424 1,424 0
1955 1,525 1,520 5
1956 1,477 1,477 0
1957 1,419 1,413 6
1958 1,323 1,317 6
1959 1,362 1,357 5
1960 1,290 1,283 7
1961 1,166 1,161 5
1962 1,019 1,019 0
1963 999 999 0
1964 966 966 0
1965 895 890 5
1966 798 798 0
1967 672 672 0
1968 604 604 0
1969 604 604 0
1970 606 600 6
1971 526 526 0
1972 476 476 0
1973 424 424 0
1974 400 400 0
1975 395 395 0
1976 418 418 0
1977 339 339 0
1978 331 331 0
1979 343 338 5
1980 343 338 5
1981 322 322 0
1982 296 296 0
1983 293 287 6
1984 294 294 0
1985 312 307 5
1986 344 339 5
1987 314 314 0
1988 335 335 0
1989 359 359 0
1990 423 423 0
1991 444 444 0
1992 434 426 8
1993 412 412 0
1994 512 507 5
1995 583 576 7
1996 408 408 0
1997 428 428 0
1998 411 411 0
1999 425 425 0
2000 461 461 0
2001 426 426 0
2002 459 459 0
2003 389 389 0
2004 403 403 0
2005 445 445 0
2006 445 445 0
2007 400 400 0
2008 357 357 0
2009 330 330 0
2010 326 326 0
2011 351 351 0
2012 364 364 0
2013 386 386 0
2014 457 457 0
2015 593 593 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Edith baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 265,439 babies born with the name Edith in the United States. That's more than enough Ediths to occupy the territory of New Caledonia (France) with an estimated population of 259,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 773 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Edith" was in 1918 with a total of 7,859 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ediths)

According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Edith" ranks #67 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 86 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1936. Across the entire United States a total of 2,771 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Edith popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Edith" mean? The list below shows the origins of Edith as well as things modernly associated with the name Edith such as celebrities named Edith.

Origin and Meaning of Edith

The name "Edith" is of English origin, and it means "Rich war". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton is a novelist, short story writer, and designer. Edith was born in 1862 in New York.

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Edith Wilson

Edith Wilson is a first lady. Edith was born in 1872 as Edith Bolling in Wytheville, Virginia.

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Edie Falco

Edie Falco is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Edie was born in 1963 as Edith Falco in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Edith González

Edith González is an actress and dancer. Edith was born in 1964 as Edith Gonzalez Fuentes in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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Didi Conn

Didi Conn is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1962 to present. Didi was born in 1951 as Edith Bernstein in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Edith Schippers

Edith Schippers is a politician employers' organization official. Edith was born in 1964 as Edith Ingeborg Schippers in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Edith

Edith Ann
Edith Bouvier Beale
Edith Bunker
Edith Cavell
Edith Flagg
Edith Mack Hirsch
Edith Piaf
Edith Lake Wilkinson
Edith Head
Edith Stein

Alternative Meanings

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

Your name in reverse order is "Htide". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eithd". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Edith born Feb 17, 1958

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1375. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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