Edna

Edna - A very unique female name



  Mar 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Edna, meaning rejuvenation, delight, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #18. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Edna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Edna? 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 Edna. The baby girl name Edna was given to 37 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2299 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 38,196 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Edna peaked in popularity 105 years ago in 1912 on position 16.



Famous with this name

Edna Politi
Edna Hammel
Edna Pacheco


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Edna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Edna is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #924 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,586.

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 Edna is where you live.


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Edna origin and meaning

Edna is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means rejuvenation, delight. To see famous people named Edna, pop culture references for the name Edna and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Edna

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

Eden / Edwina / Edmonia / Ethan / Edwin / Edyn / Edona / Edina / Edmae / Etna /

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
20122299
20112143
20102176
20091844
20082083
20071592
20061779
20051670
20041526
20031566
20021473
20011467
20001472
19991644
19981399
19971385
19961273
19951209
19941136
19931137
1992993
1991903
1990923
1989806
19881020
1987896
1986933
1985831
1984765
1983704
1982756
1981668
1980655
1979609
1978640
1977559
1976604
1975558
1974518
1973492
1972458
1971451
1970466
1969451
1968418
1967375
1966344
1965339
1964340
1963326
1962295
1961290
1960271
1959256
1958243
1957242
1956207
1955205
1954189
1953191
1952177
1951171
1950157
1949142
1948138
1947131
1946126
1945119
1944112
1943106
194299
194189
194087
193981
193882
193773
193671
193567
193455
193355
193251
193152
193051
192951
192845
192740
192638
192537
192431
192332
192229
192127
192026
191922
191823
191720
191619
191520
191419
191318
191216
191117
191018

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania924
Indiana1058
Ohio1137
Texas2350
California2586

Even more about Edna


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 Edna 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 Edna?

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
1912
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Edna
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 38,196
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +37

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