Edith

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

English younger form of Eadgyð [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Eadgyð

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Editharson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Edithardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Edith
Genitive: Ediths
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Edith
Accusative: Edith
Dative: Edith
Genitive: Edithar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Edith
Genitive: Edithin
Partitive: Edithiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Edith
Accusative: Edith
Dative: Edith
Genitive: Edithar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Edith
Genitive: Ediths
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Edith
Genitive: Ediths

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Edith Irene Södergran (4 April 1892 – 24 June 1923), Finland-Swedish poet

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
3845 8126 3845 8124 0 2
Denmark Denmark[11]
4706
n.a.
4706
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
4551
n.a.
4551 0 0
Norway Norway[13]
1993
n.a.
1993
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
21 29
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
5 20
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Edith (f) Sources: [10][11][13][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Edith (f) Sources: [16]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Edith (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Edith (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Edith (f)


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. details see Name Statistic tables