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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Edel

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Alt. Meaning

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Notable Persons Named Edel

Edel Quinn was a saint. She holds the title Venerable and Legion of Mary Envoy to East Africa. Edel was born on September 14th, 1907 in Kanturk. She died on May 12th, 1944.


Edel Rodriguez is a in the fields of illustration and fine art. His most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to 1989. Edel was born on August 22nd, 1971 in Havana.



Edel was born on January 27th, 1966.


Edel was born on April 27th, 1925. She breathed her last breath on November 19th, 2008.


Edel was born on September 11th, 1910 in Oslo. She breathed her last breath on November 26th, 2001.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Edel

Uli was born on April 11th, 1947 in Neuenburg am Rhein.


Apoula Edel is a soccer player for the Chennaiyin FC, FC Pyunik, FC Rapid București, K.A.A. Gent, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C., Atlético de Kolkata, Armenia national under-19 football team, Armenia national under-21 football team, and Armenia national football team. Apoula was born on June 17th, 1986 in Yaoundé, Cameroon.


Abraham was born on December 6th, 1908. He died on June 22nd, 2007.


Alfredo was born in 1856. Alfredo is also known as Alfredo Edel. He passed away in 1912.


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Popularity of Edel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Edel U.S.
  White 93.58% 64.26%
  African American 1.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Edel

People with the last name Edel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Edel

  • How Popular is the name Edel? Edel is the 17,266th most popular name of all time. As a last name Edel was the 25,572nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Edel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 452 babies born with the first name Edel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Edel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Edel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Edel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Edel is Sunday, January 27th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Edel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Edel was in 2005 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Edel Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Edel is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Edel: Your name in reverse order is Lede. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Edel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 965 people with the last name Edel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Edel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Edel as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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