Edna is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Gaelic’ origin. The baby name Edna means “Little Seed”.
Origin of the name is: “Gaelic”
Edna is a Girl name.
The pronunciation of the name is: “ED + nah”
Edna Name Meaning:
Edna is an anglicization of Eithne. Eithne originates in Gaelic languages and means “little seed, kernel”. In its original version, Eithne is a very rare feminine given name at present, especially in the United States. Eithne and Sodelb were two sisters and Irish saints in the 6th century.
It is a baby name.
Variations or similar name:
Eddnah, Ednah, Ednisha, Eddi, Edneshia, Adnisha, Edneisha, Eddna, Edona, Ednita, Adna
Famous people with this name:
Edna Ferber, American novelist;
Edna St. Vincent Millay, American poet;
(Olga) Edna Purviance, American silent film actress; frequent Charlie Chaplin co-star;
Edna O’Brien, Irish novelist;
(Edna) Annie Proulx, American novelist;
Edna May Oliver, American character actress;
Edna Mae “Deanna” Durbin, Canadian-American actress and singer;
Edna Staebler (born Cora Margaret Cress), Canadian journalist and cookbook author;
Edna Rae Gillooly, birth name of Ellen Burstyn, American actress;
Edna Lyall, pen name of English novelist Ada Ellen Bayly;
Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat, Kenyan distance runner;
Edna Dore (born Edna Lillian Gorring), English actress;
Edna Best, English actress;
(Flora) Edna White, American trumpeter and bandleader;
Edna Deakin, American architect;