Name: Enid

Origin and Meaning of the Name Enid

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, possibly soul
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (EE nid)
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    Itself (Enid)
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Miscellaneous Info for Enid

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  • Used in:
    English and Gaelic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Of uncertain origin and derivation, Enid is often considered to be derived from the Old Welsh enaid (soul, life), a word used as an endearment.
    In Arthurian legend, Enid was the virtuous and patient wife of Geraint, one of the knights of the Round Table.

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