Edith

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

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

Related Names

See Eadgyð

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

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[8]
5785 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
2973 6605 0 1
Norway Norway[10]
2365 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 3942 0 0
  #: 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: [9][8][10][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Edith(f) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Edith(f)

Sources: [9] [8] [10] [11]

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 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables