Edna

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) English variant form of Etna (see Eithne) [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Hebrew עֶדְנָה (edna) = 'rejuvenation, pleasure' [1] [5] [6] [4] [7]

3) Hebrew name of unknown meaning, maybe related to Adina [8] [2] [9] [4] [7]

Related Names

Adna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Edna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Eðna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic Old Norse

See also Ena, Edina, Edny

For male forms see Ednar

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ednuson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Ednudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Edna
Genitive: Ednas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Edna
Accusative: Ednu
Dative: Ednu
Genitive: Ednu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Edna
Genitive: Ednan
Partitive: Ednaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Edna
Accusative: Ednu
Dative: Ednu
Genitive: Ednu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Edna
Genitive: Ednas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Edna
Genitive: Ednas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

31 October

Norway Norway

31 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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[11]
240 431 240 431 0 0
Norway Norway[12]
334
n.a.
334
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[13]
227
n.a.
227
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
338
n.a.
338 0 0
Iceland Iceland[15]
11 13
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[16]
3 8
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Edna.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danish Family Search, https://www.danishfamilysearch.dk
  11. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/