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Gender: F Meaning of Edda: "poetry" Origin of Edda: Norse

This Old Norse name has a lovely meaning but not too appealing a sound when removed from her native habitat. If you're looking for a girl namesake name for Ed, try Edwina instead.

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Famous People Named Edda

Edda Mussolini Ciano, daughter of dictator Benito Mussolini
Edda de los Ríos, Paraguayan actress
Edda Karin Hjartardóttir Magnason, Swedish singer-songwriter
Edda Moser, German coloratura soprano
Edda van Heemstra, name used by actress Audrey Hepburn during WWII

Pop Culture References for the name Edda

Edda Burber, main character in comic strip "9 Chickweed Lane" by Brooke McEldowney