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Edna

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 588 588 0 #45 girl name
1881 642 637 5 #39 girl name
1882 792 783 9 #39 girl name
1883 829 823 6 #41 girl name
1884 963 957 6 #36 girl name
1885 1,077 1,077 0 #30 girl name
1886 1,321 1,314 7 #23 girl name
1887 1,339 1,339 0 #24 girl name
1888 1,692 1,687 5 #22 girl name
1889 1,823 1,815 8 #18 girl name
1890 1,985 1,973 12 #18 girl name
1891 1,971 1,963 8 #18 girl name
1892 2,229 2,218 11 #18 girl name
1893 2,388 2,378 10 #14 girl name
1894 2,464 2,458 6 #15 girl name
1895 2,560 2,560 0 #14 girl name
1896 2,604 2,604 0 #13 girl name
1897 2,577 2,567 10 #12 girl name
1898 2,818 2,813 5 #12 girl name
1899 2,548 2,534 14 #11 girl name
1900 3,115 3,102 13 #12 girl name
1901 2,497 2,488 9 #13 girl name
1902 2,765 2,754 11 #13 girl name
1903 2,675 2,667 8 #15 girl name
1904 2,775 2,762 13 #15 girl name
1905 2,966 2,953 13 #15 girl name
1906 3,019 3,011 8 #15 girl name
1907 3,315 3,301 14 #15 girl name
1908 3,382 3,365 17 #17 girl name
1909 3,448 3,429 19 #16 girl name
1910 3,680 3,664 16 #18 girl name
1911 3,968 3,957 11 #17 girl name
1912 5,159 5,136 23 #16 girl name
1913 5,573 5,558 15 #18 girl name
1914 6,304 6,289 15 #19 girl name
1915 8,167 8,143 24 #20 girl name
1916 8,653 8,625 28 #19 girl name
1917 8,447 8,422 25 #20 girl name
1918 8,730 8,698 32 #23 girl name
1919 8,425 8,405 20 #22 girl name
1920 8,356 8,331 25 #27 girl name
1921 8,338 8,303 35 #27 girl name
1922 7,641 7,622 19 #29 girl name
1923 7,309 7,298 11 #32 girl name
1924 7,435 7,408 27 #31 girl name
1925 6,812 6,786 26 #37 girl name
1926 6,409 6,389 20 #38 girl name
1927 6,121 6,083 38 #40 girl name
1928 5,501 5,475 26 #45 girl name
1929 4,952 4,931 21 #51 girl name
1930 4,783 4,762 21 #51 girl name
1931 4,484 4,462 22 #52 girl name
1932 4,302 4,279 23 #50 girl name
1933 3,744 3,728 16 #55 girl name
1934 3,827 3,807 20 #55 girl name
1935 3,444 3,419 25 #67 girl name
1936 3,323 3,304 19 #71 girl name
1937 3,241 3,221 20 #74 girl name
1938 3,101 3,083 18 #82 girl name
1939 2,918 2,903 15 #81 girl name
1940 2,844 2,834 10 #86 girl name
1941 2,848 2,835 13 #89 girl name
1942 2,775 2,762 13 #99 girl name
1943 2,772 2,753 19
1944 2,395 2,395 0
1945 2,157 2,152 5
1946 2,280 2,280 0
1947 2,427 2,417 10
1948 2,103 2,097 6
1949 2,189 2,174 15
1950 1,854 1,854 0
1951 1,800 1,800 0
1952 1,747 1,747 0
1953 1,620 1,614 6
1954 1,680 1,680 0
1955 1,534 1,525 9
1956 1,547 1,547 0
1957 1,242 1,242 0
1958 1,236 1,227 9
1959 1,184 1,179 5
1960 1,107 1,107 0
1961 1,045 1,038 7
1962 982 982 0
1963 859 852 7
1964 789 789 0
1965 716 711 5
1966 679 679 0
1967 583 583 0
1968 499 499 0
1969 455 455 0
1970 446 446 0
1971 444 444 0
1972 403 403 0
1973 340 340 0
1974 320 315 5
1975 311 311 0
1976 277 277 0
1977 311 311 0
1978 271 271 0
1979 288 288 0
1980 283 283 0
1981 270 270 0
1982 216 216 0
1983 229 229 0
1984 208 208 0
1985 201 201 0
1986 175 175 0
1987 192 192 0
1988 150 150 0
1989 235 235 0
1990 205 205 0
1991 211 211 0
1992 182 182 0
1993 171 171 0
1994 146 146 0
1995 131 131 0
1996 135 135 0
1997 127 127 0
1998 122 122 0
1999 111 111 0
2000 115 115 0
2001 131 131 0
2002 117 117 0
2003 120 120 0
2004 124 124 0
2005 119 119 0
2006 102 102 0
2007 133 133 0
2008 109 109 0
2009 103 103 0
2010 92 92 0
2011 97 97 0
2012 90 90 0
2013 94 94 0
2014 89 89 0
2015 76 76 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Edna baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 295,084 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 8,698 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ednas)

According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Edna" ranks #47 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 503 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1924. Across the entire United States a total of 7,435 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 Edna popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Edna

The name "Edna" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Delicacy, tenderness". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Edna

Edna Cintron
Edna Lewis
Edna Ferber
Edna May Oliver
Edna Mcconnell Clark Foundation
Edna Mode
Edna Mode Voice
Edna O'brien
Edna St Vincent Millay
Edna Mode Quotes

Alternative Meanings

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Ande". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nead". 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.

Past life for Edna born Apr 20, 1978

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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