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Gender: F Meaning of Edie: "prosperous in war" Origin of Edie: English, diminutive of Edith

Edie is part of the Evie-Ellie et al family of cute and friendly short forms that sometimes stand on its own. Briefly popular in the 1960's, it could well be due for rediscovery.

Several Ediths have chosen to be known by this pet form, including socialite and Andy Warhol superstar Edie Sedgwick, actress Edie Falco, singer Edie Brickell and the Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy relatives called Big and Little Edie in the iconic documentary Grey Gardens. Edie Britt was the character portrayed by Nicolette Sheridan in Desperate Housewives.

British actress Samantha Morton chose Edie for her daughter.

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Famous People Named Edie

Edith Minturn "Edie" Sedgwick, American actress and socialite
Edith "Edie" Falco, American actress
Edie Adams (born Edith Elizabeth Enke), American actress and singer
Edie Arlisa Brickell, American singer
Edith Blanche "Edie" Campbell, English model
Edie McClurg, American actress
Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale, American socialite, inspiration for movie "Grey Gardens"
Edith "Big Edie" Ewing Bouvier, American socialite, inspiration for movie "Grey Gardens"
Edith S. "Edie" Mirman, American voice actress
Edie Martin, English actress
Edie Parker, first wife of Jack Kerouac

Pop Culture References for the Name Edie

Edie Grant, Lou's wife on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
Great Aunt Edie, character on TV's "The Middle"
Edie Britt Williams, character on TV's "Desperate Housewives"
Edie Athens, character in movie "Be Cool"
Edie Smith, character on British soap "EastEnders"

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