Name: Edna

Origin and Meaning of the Name Edna

  • Meaning:
    Kernel; nut
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  • Meaning:
    Delight
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  • Meaning:
    Kernel; nut
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ED nah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Edna

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Derived from the Hebrew, Edna is found in the apocryphal book Tobit, as the name of the mother of Sarah and stepmother of Tobias.

    Edna is also an anglicized form of Irish Eithne.

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