Edna Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \e-dna, ed-na\
Number in U.S 👶 296,000
Rate in 2021 3784
Numerology 🔢 6
Name origin 🌍 Hebrew

Edna Name Meaning

The name Edna means "delight".

Edna Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Edna
Additional description of the name Edna

The name Edna is of Hebrew origin and gained popularity thanks to the series "The Simpsons", in which Edna Krabappel was a teacher at Bart Simpson's school.

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Diminutives and variations of the name Edna
Women and girls named Edna tend to be a bit introverted, shy and find it hard to express their emotions. When Edna feels within her comfort zone, she opens up and gives way to her wonderful personality: cheerful, friendly, and unique. She has many friends who are by her side to make her feel safe and loved.

Celebrities named Edna
Edna Moda: she is a fictional character that appears in the movie "The Incredibles".
Edna St.Vincent: She was an American poet and playwright recognized for having received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923 and for her feminist activism.
Edna Purviance: She was a silent movie star who acted as a protagonist in many Charlie Chaplin movies.
Edna Krabappel: is a fictional character from the sitcom "The Simpsons". She was Bart Simpson's teacher in 4th grade.

Numerology of the name Edna
According to numerology, the number of the name Edna is 6.

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09/23/2023 11:27:46

My nan is called Edna and she is great. But not a name for kids, obv.

08/29/2023 11:55:46

I don't think I'd ever name my child Edna. It just so reminds me of that mean-faced Edna Birch woman from the Yorkshire television soap 'Emmerdale' (formerly called 'Emmerdale Farm')

07/29/2023 16:47:56

My name is Edna, I'm 18 years old. i've always loved my name. There?s nothing wrong with it, in fact it feels nice when people tell me that they?ve never heard it before. Planning on naming my future daughter Edna as well :)

07/18/2023 18:03:44

My beautiful and spunky granddaughter is Edna. She is only two, but if I call her Ed or Eddie she informs me her name is EDNA. Really, how is it that different from the over'sed Emma? There are three Stellas in her daycare. That will never happen'to Edna.

06/11/2023 23:13:12

My mom and grandmother were named Edna. I love this name.

04/14/2023 01:54:30

Edna Isn't a bad name. It makes me think of a NICE old lady! It's maybe a bit old-fashioned.

03/13/2023 19:01:20

Edna Ferber the American writer and Edna St. Vincent Millay the American poet were notable 20th-century bearers of this name, followed more recently by Bart Simpson's teacher Mrs. Krabappel in the long-running cartoon TV series 'The'simpsons'. Unfortunately, this name'sounds somewhat like a gray-haired old lady these days. Parents these days are more likely to choose Eden for their baby girls.

02/20/2023 20:28:20

My mother was an Edna Gertrude named for a friend of her mother's. When our first son was born,we named him Dean (same letters in Edna-just moved around.) She was kind, loving and very much loved by her family. She loved her grandmother name Mamie! Also her father's name was Edward.

02/11/2023 21:03:06

Makes me think of a mean, ugly woman. I would never use this name

05/14/2022 00:08:24

The only name in the "baby name bible" that grabbed me as the right name for our then future son. Sounds like a regular name, yet has a strong tone to it...not sure if It's the history behind it or not. The references to the biblical Samson are very annoying though.

05/07/2022 08:55:48

I just turned 32 years old. I love my name, hardly anyone has it. So when someone yells for me in a crowd they don't have 6 Jessica's that look back at them. :) I of course am named after my grandmother. I used to be told Edna doesn't fit you b/c I was younger in my late teens and 20's. My only point to them is you have to be a kid before you can be an adult. :)

10/10/2021 01:34:48

My nams is Edna,i hate it ,iwas named after my grandmother


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Edna?
The origin of the name Edna is Hebrew.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Edna?
*️⃣ How many people are named Edna?
Almost 296000 people are named Edna.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Edna?
The names of Elton, Eldon, Elden, Eldin, Eldine