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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Edla

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  1. A female given name, short form of Germanic names beginning with adal, edel "noble", cognate to Ethel and Adela.

Notable Persons Named Edla

Edla was born on January 23rd, 1906. She breathed her last breath on November 5th, 1971.


Common last names for Edla

  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Carlson
  • Peterson
  • Nelson
  • Olson
  • Larson
  • Swanson

Fun Facts about the name Edla

  • How Popular is the name Edla? Edla is the 21,740th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Edla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 300 babies born with the first name Edla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Edla 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 Edla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Edla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Edla is Tuesday, February 14th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Edla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Edla was in 1914 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Edla: Your name in reverse order is Alde. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ldea. How do you pronounce that?

What Edlas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Edla born Feb 23, 1950

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. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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