Edith

Edith - A very unique female name



  May 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Edith, meaning prosperous in war, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #35. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Edith and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Edith? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Edith. The baby girl name Edith was given to 324 baby girls in 2012, ranking #742 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,362 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Edith peaked in popularity 103 years ago in 1916 on position 28.



Famous with this name

Edith Rozanyai
Edith Mérieau
Edith Fields


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Edith is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Edith is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #391 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #2,081.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Edith is where you live.


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Edith origin and meaning

Edith is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means prosperous in war. To see famous people named Edith, pop culture references for the name Edith and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Edith

We've found the following names that sound similar to Edith, sorted by popularity.

Etta / Eddie / Edythe / Edie / Eda / Etty / Edyth / Etha / Ettie / Eydie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012742
2011756
2010829
2009887
2008819
2007745
2006637
2005638
2004663
2003692
2002575
2001588
2000576
1999591
1998613
1997554
1996580
1995449
1994516
1993588
1992550
1991545
1990562
1989596
1988643
1987637
1986602
1985619
1984612
1983618
1982658
1981586
1980560
1979567
1978561
1977544
1976463
1975478
1974465
1973443
1972418
1971409
1970388
1969380
1968366
1967343
1966313
1965299
1964296
1963295
1962285
1961264
1960243
1959233
1958231
1957223
1956210
1955204
1954211
1953202
1952183
1951166
1950150
1949145
1948139
1947136
1946136
1945131
1944123
1943118
1942113
1941101
194098
1939101
1938102
193796
193687
193587
193481
193380
193268
193165
193061
192959
192856
192748
192642
192542
192436
192336
192234
192133
192032
191929
191830
191728
191628
191531
191431
191329
191231
191131
191035

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota391
Oregon434
Colorado445
Iowa477
Connecticut484
Utah543
Oklahoma601
Illinois636
California651
Texas672
Indiana674
Wisconsin687
Kansas689
Washington709
Tennessee745
Missouri749
Virginia759
North Carolina770
Maryland787
Arizona818
Massachusetts837
Ohio862
Alabama863
New York931
Michigan982
Georgia1333
Pennsylvania1445
Florida2081

Even more about Edith


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Edith a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Edith?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1916
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Edith
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,362
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +324

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