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Gender: Female Meaning of Edina: "wealthy" Origin of Edina: English

The name Edina is a girl's name of English, Hungarian origin meaning "wealthy". Edina and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Edina is an infectious-sounding Minnesota place-name, featured in the British cult hit TV show "Absolutely Fabulous." Edina is also a poetic name for Edinburgh and is a common name in contemporary Hungary. Though some sources list its origins as Hungarian, more peg it as a variation of Edwina, the feminine form of Edwin, an English name.

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Famous People Named Edina

Edina Altara (1898-1983), Italian illustrator & fashion designer
Edina Balogh, Hungarian actress, model & Beauty Queen
Edina Fusti, Hungarian race walker (2004 & 2008 Olympics)
Edina Gallovits-Hall, Hungarian-Romanian tennis player
Edina Gangl, Hungarian water polo goalkeeper (2012 Olympics)
Edina Knapek, Hungarian fencer (2000 & 2008 Olympics)
Edina Lekovic, Director at the Muslim Public Affairs Council
Edina Muller, German wheelchair basketball player ('08, 12 Olympics)
Edina Pop, ex-member of Dschinghis Khan, former German pop group
Edina Ronay, Anglo-Hungarian fashion designer

Pop Culture References for the name Edina

Edina, Liberia, town settled in 1832
Edina, Minnesota, suburb of Minneapolis (pop. 49, 000)
Edina, Missouri, small town of 1, 100 people
Edina Monsoon, 'Absolutely Fabulous' character

Edeena, Adina, Adena, Edyna


otheralix Says:


I think this name is lovely and has a lovely sound. I work for an Adina and I get so many compliments, like I had a hand in naming her haha

dudeitskelly Says:


It's also pretty close to "edema"...

Zelliew Says:


Edina is only marginally better than least it eliminates the ' weena ' sound. I suppose

The_Supernatural_Hufflepuff Says:


Edina, MN was almost called Hennepin Park or Westfield and has the (Kind of mean) acronym 'Every Day I Need Attention' referencing the stereotypical Edina resident as wealthy and aloof. The founder of Famous Dave's David W. Anderson is a notable Edinans as is Ric Flair who lived there as a child. :) Andrew Zimmern also resides there with his family :) Just some random facts about Edina, MN. :)