Enid

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

Origin and Meaning

Celtic name of uncertain meaning [1] [2]

Theories include

1) Breton Bro Wened = 'territory corresponding to the area around modern-day Vannes in Brittany' [3]

2) Female form of Áedán [4]

3) Welsh enaid = 'soul, life' [5] [6]

4) Celtic name meaning 'pure, true' [5]

Related Names

Enid
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Norwegian Swedish
Enida
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Swedish

See also Enita

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Sweden Sweden[7]
78 187 8 9
Norway Norway[8]
79 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
52 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 56 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Enid.

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  3. Judy Sierra: Celtic Baby Names (1997)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi