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295k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Edna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Delicacy, tenderness
  • #240 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Edna" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18805885880#45 girl name
18816426375#39 girl name
18827927839#39 girl name
18838298236#41 girl name
18849639576#36 girl name
18851,0771,0770#30 girl name
18861,3211,3147#23 girl name
18871,3391,3390#24 girl name
18881,6921,6875#22 girl name
18891,8231,8158#18 girl name
18901,9851,97312#18 girl name
18911,9711,9638#18 girl name
18922,2292,21811#18 girl name
18932,3882,37810#14 girl name
18942,4642,4586#15 girl name
18952,5602,5600#14 girl name
18962,6042,6040#13 girl name
18972,5772,56710#12 girl name
18982,8182,8135#12 girl name
18992,5482,53414#11 girl name
19003,1153,10213#12 girl name
19012,4972,4889#13 girl name
19022,7652,75411#13 girl name
19032,6752,6678#15 girl name
19042,7752,76213#15 girl name
19052,9662,95313#15 girl name
19063,0193,0118#15 girl name
19073,3153,30114#15 girl name
19083,3823,36517#17 girl name
19093,4483,42919#16 girl name
19103,6803,66416#18 girl name
19113,9683,95711#17 girl name
19125,1585,13523#16 girl name
19135,5735,55815#18 girl name
19146,3046,28915#19 girl name
19158,1678,14324#20 girl name
19168,6538,62528#19 girl name
19178,4468,42125#20 girl name
19188,7318,69932#23 girl name
19198,4248,40420#22 girl name
19208,3578,33225#27 girl name
19218,3388,30335#27 girl name
19227,6397,62019#29 girl name
19237,3107,29911#32 girl name
19247,4367,40927#31 girl name
19256,8136,78726#37 girl name
19266,4096,38920#38 girl name
19276,1206,08238#40 girl name
19285,5025,47626#45 girl name
19294,9524,93121#51 girl name
19304,7824,76121#51 girl name
19314,4844,46222#52 girl name
19324,3024,27923#50 girl name
19333,7433,72716#55 girl name
19343,8283,80820#55 girl name
19353,4443,41925#67 girl name
19363,3223,30319#71 girl name
19373,2413,22120#74 girl name
19383,1013,08318#82 girl name
19392,9182,90315#81 girl name
19402,8442,83410#86 girl name
19412,8472,83413#89 girl name
19422,7762,76313#99 girl name
19432,7722,75319
19442,3952,3950
19452,1572,1525
19462,2802,2800
19472,4272,41710
19482,1032,0976
19492,1892,17415
19501,8541,8540
19511,8001,8000
19521,7471,7470
19531,6201,6146
19541,6811,6810
19551,5321,5239
19561,5471,5470
19571,2421,2420
19581,2361,2279
19591,1841,1795
19601,1071,1070
19611,0451,0387
19629829820
19638588517
19647897890
19657167115
19666796790
19675835830
19684994990
19694554550
19704464460
19714444440
19724034030
19733403400
19743203155
19753113110
19762772770
19773113110
19782712710
19792882880
19802832830
19812702700
19822162160
19832292290
19842082080
19852012010
19861741740
19871921920
19881501500
19892352350
19902052050
19912112110
19921821820
19931711710
19941461460
19951311310
19961321320
19971241240
19981211210
19991111110
20001141140
20011301300
20021171170
20031201200
20041241240
20051181180
20061001000
20071331330
20081081080
20091031030
201092920
201197970
201290900
201394940
201488880

Want to know about the populiarty of Edna? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 294,989 babies born with the name Edna in the United States. That's more than enough Ednas to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 588 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Edna" was in 1918 with a total of 8,699 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ednas)

According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Edna" ranks #29 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 95 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1924. Across the entire United States a total of 7,436 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Edna" mean?

Edna (Hebrew): Delicacy, tenderness

The name "Edna" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Delicacy, tenderness". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

E is for elegant, born within you.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

N is for nice, need I say more?

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Edna popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Edna in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Edna

Ellen Burstyn

Ellen Burstyn is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1958 to present. Ellen was born in 1932 as Edna Rae Gillooly in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

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Deanna Durbin

Deanna Durbin is an actress/singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1936 to 1948. Deanna was born in 1921 as Edna Mae Durbin in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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Annie Proulx

Annie Proulx is a novelist. Annie was born in 1935 as Edna Annie Proulx in Norwich, Connecticut, United States.

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Past life for Edna born Nov 4, 1933

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 North of Latin America approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Edna

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