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Origin: Anglo Saxon
Meaning: Wealthy

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Eda

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Eda in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Eda:

  • Records indicate that 2,371 girls in the United States have been named Eda since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1916, when 100 people in the U.S. were given the name Eda. Those people are now 104 years old.

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    Comments about the name Eda

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      13 Positive Comments


  • "It's cool to have my name Eda, im the only Eda in my school. I mean sometimes its annoying but mainly its fun to laugh when my new teachers try to pronounce it." Dec. 27, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "i am so proud of my name...not only because it was unique but it also came from my dad and mom's name." Nov. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am turkish and I didnt know that this name uses in america too! interesting.But you can use Eda name with Noor or nur.Nur is light in arabic.EDANUR or EDANOOR.Eda means good manner,behaivor,but Edanur means A GIRL WHO BRING LIGHT WITH HER BEAUTY FROM PARADřSE TO THE WORLD.awesome! you can use it like that and noone can say it lik eeeeda ;) xD best name and best meaning all of the times!!" Jun. 11, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Eda is an awesome name. THink about it. It's short. =)" Feb. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was named after my Godfather's sister and had all sorts of nicknames. The worst pronuciation is Edie." Oct. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is eda and i am the only eda in my skool. both of my parents are from turkey" Aug. 17, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "well my name is Edali which apparently is close to Eda from from research i being doing i really can't find the meaning to my name but from what i research the only name that came was Eda so am going by that people tent to say my name as the country ITALY it bugs me but i try to tell them how to pronounce it but they still don't get it so i just leave it like that in school am the only girl that has that name it makes me feel really unique i love my name is so different." Jun. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is not Eda really, but Ida(shortened from my real name.) my "Ida" is pronounced as E'dah, but in American pronunciation, it is Aida. i didn't like it, so I adapted a new spelling, and now everyone spells my name that way. =) I love the name "EDA" with this spelling as it can be pronounced as both E'dah and Ey-dah. both of which i'm fine with because the first pronunciation is correct and the second is unique! As Japanese language student, I found out that Eda(pronounced Eh-dah) means Branch, or twig. this was really fitting as my Japanese Alias means Flower petal. The more I think about it, the more I love this name. For those ho thumbed this name down, please do think how unique this name is. Femininity of a name is perceived by the person. i DO personally think it is a sweet name! short names are the best. you hear it immediately and its easy to say! if you're in danger, its easier to say "Eda, look out!" instead of "Edna/Michelle/Stephanie look out!"...see? it takes less than a second to say Eda! Appreciate this unique name. i took a look at the stats around the net and saw that the highest number of people with our name is only 100 or so.We are rare gems! ^_-" May. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is eda aswell, my dad is of Turkish descent. it's pronounced like ada or aida. it means good manners also its a catholic name. people in Turkey never mispronounce it but some have a problem when reading it (like with many other names) but when you tell them the correct pronunciation they get it. its a unique and beautiful name." Dec. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi everyody, My name is Eda, though I am not from US, it is still common here in North-Europe and I am totally happy with it. The name origins come from Scandinavia and it's been also popular name is Turkey, as alreay mentioned in previous post." Nov. 1, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "It is my daughters name, after her grandmother. It is turkish and sounds like the american "Ada". The way any other language, like spanish, french, german, italian, and turkish would pronounce it. The e always sounds like A." Sep. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Eda and yes, haha, people do pronounce it wrong very often. they say it like eeeda. but i like my name just the same! :)" Sep. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "it doesn't sound like a girlie name and its only two vowels and a consonant. my classmates name is eda and she hates it because everyone misprounounces it. they call her Ed-a like Ed and also Edna." Apr. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      12 Neutral Comments

  • "My birth name is Ida pronounced Eda named after my maternal grandmother. My mother changed my name on the school records because she didn't want me to be called Ida with a long I sound. All by 66 years of life I have had to say my name and spell it and watch people's faces as they figure out the 3 letters. My middle name is Maria but I was never called Eda Maria just Eda so I've had to correct people for years. I never used my middle name as I got older because it sounded too ethnic and the year I was born and the place I was born into a plane name meant you weren't pointed out as ethnic. I have struggled all my life with this name never wanting to be unique but I was always the only Eda I ever met except for my cousin who kept her name as Ida. My older sister met an Eda who had the same issues. I met a woman from Germany where I worked and she loved my name and knew it immediately because she said it was a common name from where she lived. She said I reminded her of Germany whenever she said my name. But Im of Italian decent and my namesake was born in Italy! Where did she get her name from? She dies when my mom was 16 so that question was never answered." Jul. 7, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Eda (pronounced e-duh) and I didn't like it growing up because no one could pronounce it, but as an adult I absolutely love it because it has first name recognition like Cher, Madonna etc. Everyone knows who I am lol!" Feb. 16, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "my names eda & I never new it was so popular in England I don't no anyone else with the same nans it's nice to no people like it" Aug. 27, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is called Eda. It is apparently an old Anglo Saxon name as well as middle eastern. That is why me and my ex wife chose it. In English we would pronounce it as we say the letter 'e' in Turkish they use 'e' in the phonic sense. There is no right and wrong way of pronouncing it. It all depends on which language and/or culture uses it. So don't fret!!" Dec. 12, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Eda too and i am turkish. it is a common name in turkey but obviously not many people like it :) I dont like it when they say eee-da" May. 16, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "ciao ragazze il mio nome Ŕ Eda ed Ŕ il mio vero nome.sono molto curiosa di sapere le sue son albanese ma vivo in italia ed anche qui viene pronunciata male in quale la versione di quasto nome in italiano Ŕ edda che era anche il nome della figlia Mussolini dittatore italiano .comuque ho trovato anche un altra nome avrebbe origini danesi Ŕ deriverebbe da hedda che sarebbe l'abbreviazione del nome edvige che dovrebbe significare combatere per la felicitÓ.mica avete altre informazioni per favore fatemeli spere.un baciooooo" Dec. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi my name is Eda and I love my name but my long name is Enieda. But I hate it when people pronounce it wrong ugghhhh......" Jul. 31, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Eda and no one else in my school is named Eda! They say Eeeeda or on purpose as a joke they call me Ed." Jun. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Eda, and yes its true people do pronounce it wrong all the time.They pronounce it like eeeeda but i still love my name. It could be very difficult to find the name Eda because in my school i've always been the only Eda and i am very lucky!!! YOU SHOULD BE PROUD OF THE NAME EDA NO MATTER WHAT." May. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "This reflects the Continental European pronounciation of the name Ida, which in English is pronounced 'EYE-da' (as in the song 'Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider')." May. 26, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Eda and it's a Turkish given name that means good manner and behaviour. Ps:Pronounced as E-DA not EEE-DA" Apr. 29, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sister was named Eda Arvilla Turtle. She didn't like being called Eda Turtle, as in "eat a turtle" she changed it to Eydie." Mar. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

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