Edna: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Likely derived from the Hebrew word "ednah," meaning "delight." This definitely means your little Edna will be purely delightful ... with the possible exceptions of the toddler and teen years.


Ed, Eddie.

Famous people named Edna:

Novelists Edna Ferber, Edna O'Brien, Edna Annie Proulx, and Edna Lyall; poet Edna St. Vincent Millay; actresses Edna Dore and Edna Best; architect Edna Deakin.

Fun fact:

Edna may also be the Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Eithne, meaning "kernel."

More Inspiration:

180+ Sweet Old Lady Names Rooted In Tradition, Fab Four-Letter Names For Girls, Terrific Two-Syllable Girl Names,