Edwina

First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
On This Page

How to Pronounce Edwina

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from North Carolina, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from Finland
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from South Africa
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from Australia
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Edwina?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Edwina mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Edwina

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Edwina is of English origin and means "Rich friend".

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Edwina to us below

Wiktionary

Female form of Edwin from Old English.

  1. A female given name, feminine form of Edwin.

Notable Persons Named Edwina

Edwina Booth was an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1928 to 1932. Edwina was given the name Josephine Constance Woodruff on September 13th, 1904 in Provo, Utah, U.S. She died on May 18th, 1991.

Popularity:

Edwina Currie is a for Health, for South Derbyshire, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Member of Parliament, forSouth Derbyshire, and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State. She was most prominent from 1986 to 1988. Edwina was born on October 13th, 1946 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England.

Popularity:

Her career lasted from 1962 to 1962. Edy was given the name Edwina Beth Williams on July 9th, 1942 in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. Edy is also known as Edie Williams and Edythe Williams.

Popularity:

Edwina Findley is an actress. Her career lasted from 2003 to 2003. Edwina was born in Washington, D.C., U.S.

Popularity:

Edwina Bartholomew is a journalist. Edwina was given the name Edwina Louise Christie Bartholomew on July 5th, 1983 in Whyalla.

Popularity:

Edwina was given the name Edwina Victoria Louise Hicks by her parents David Nightingale Hicks and Lady Pamela Hicks on December 24th, 1961 in London, England.

Popularity:

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

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 8 8 0
1884 9 9 0
1885 10 10 0
1886 9 9 0
1887 13 13 0
1888 13 13 0
1889 10 10 0
1890 15 15 0
1891 17 17 0
1892 11 11 0
1893 19 19 0
1894 28 28 0
1895 16 16 0
1896 24 24 0
1897 16 16 0
1898 16 16 0
1899 28 28 0
1900 25 25 0
1901 31 31 0
1902 28 28 0
1903 20 20 0
1904 32 32 0
1905 39 39 0
1906 22 22 0
1907 38 38 0
1908 51 51 0
1909 48 48 0
1910 53 53 0
1911 48 48 0
1912 71 71 0
1913 90 90 0
1914 128 128 0
1915 144 144 0
1916 149 149 0
1917 154 154 0
1918 183 183 0
1919 182 182 0
1920 186 186 0
1921 190 190 0
1922 234 234 0
1923 209 209 0
1924 206 206 0
1925 238 238 0
1926 221 221 0
1927 192 192 0
1928 173 173 0
1929 158 158 0
1930 188 188 0
1931 248 248 0
1932 258 258 0
1933 255 255 0
1934 233 233 0
1935 222 222 0
1936 268 268 0
1937 225 225 0
1938 223 223 0
1939 242 242 0
1940 266 266 0
1941 216 216 0
1942 319 319 0
1943 364 364 0
1944 326 326 0
1945 272 272 0
1946 283 283 0
1947 271 271 0
1948 255 255 0
1949 230 230 0
1950 220 220 0
1951 243 243 0
1952 229 229 0
1953 234 234 0
1954 249 249 0
1955 223 223 0
1956 224 224 0
1957 204 204 0
1958 177 177 0
1959 184 184 0
1960 192 192 0
1961 298 298 0
1962 350 350 0
1963 285 285 0
1964 256 256 0
1965 194 194 0
1966 199 199 0
1967 156 156 0
1968 137 137 0
1969 120 120 0
1970 101 101 0
1971 105 105 0
1972 105 105 0
1973 71 71 0
1974 80 80 0
1975 66 66 0
1976 76 76 0
1977 65 65 0
1978 84 84 0
1979 79 79 0
1980 133 133 0
1981 140 140 0
1982 115 115 0
1983 90 90 0
1984 84 84 0
1985 56 56 0
1986 40 40 0
1987 61 61 0
1988 61 61 0
1989 51 51 0
1990 31 31 0
1991 34 34 0
1992 35 35 0
1993 20 20 0
1994 23 23 0
1995 28 28 0
1996 16 16 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 20 20 0
2000 22 22 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 9 9 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 16 16 0
2006 12 12 0
2007 8 8 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 8 8 0
2010 9 9 0
2011 9 9 0
2012 9 9 0
2013 7 7 0
2015 9 9 0
2016 8 8 0
2017 9 9 0

Where is the name Edwina popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Edwina as a first name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Edwina as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in New Mexico, Hawaii, or Louisiana.

Common last names for Edwina

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Young
  • Green
  • Clark
  • Murphy

Fun Facts about the name Edwina

  • How Popular is the name Edwina? Edwina is the 1,954th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Edwina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,419 babies born with the first name Edwina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Edwina to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Edwina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Edwina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Edwina is Thursday, February 19th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Edwina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Edwina was in 1943 with a total of 364 babies.
  • Random Edwina Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Edwina is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 17 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1955.
  • Weird things about the name Edwina: Your name in reverse order is Aniwde. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wadine. How do you pronounce that?

What Edwinas Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Edwina

Name poster for Edwina(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.