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

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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

Edie Sedgwick, American actress and socialite
Edie Falco, American actress
Edie Adams, American actress and singer
Edie Brickell, American singer
Edith Blanche "Edie" Campbell, English model
Edie McClurg, American actress
Edie Bouvier Beale ("Little Edie"), American socialite and 1st cousin of Jackie O, famous from "Grey Gardens"
Edie Ewing Bouvier ("Big Edie"), American socialite and aunt of Jackie O, famous from "Grey Gardens"

Pop Culture References for the Name Edie

Edie Grant, Lou's wife of The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Great Aunt Edie, character on the TV show The Middle
Edie Britt, character portrayed by Nicollette Sheridan on the TV show Desperate Housewives
Edie Athens, from the movie "Be Cool"

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