Edna Name Meaning and Origin

Edna is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Gaelic’ origin. The baby name Edna means “Little Seed”.


Edna Origin:

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;




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