The name Edwina is a girl's name meaning "wealthy friend". Edwina and is often added to lists like Gothic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "drop your least favourite w randomly generated names - girls with middles".
From the experts:
Edwina may still be taking tea in the parlor, but we can see her joining friends like Matilda and Josephine for a comeback, especially if pronounced like Edwin rather than Edween.
She had a very non-vintage-mauve image in the Coen brothers' cult favorite, Raising Arizona, in which Holly Hunter played a police officer named Edwina who was usually called Ed.
Edwina was on the Social Security list every year through 1969, reaching a high of 378 in 1943.
Lists containing Edwina:
- Names That Mean Friend or Friendly
- Gothic Baby Names
- Spooky Halloween Baby Names
- Film Noir Baby Names
- Labrador Retriever Names
- Names That Mean Wealth