Eda

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See also: EDA, ėda, and ēda

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English ead (riches), also short for compound given names beginning thus, particularly Edith.

Proper noun[edit]

Eda

  1. A female given name.
    • 1848 Letitia Mary M. Bell, Eda Morton and her Cousins, or, School-room Days, John Ollivier 1848, page 142:
      Your name is Eda Morton, is it not? Mine is Edith, or Eda M'Kenzie, and I rather suspect you are my name-daughter, therefore I have a title to your friendship.

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of Germanic given names beginning with Edel- "noble", and of Hedvig.

Proper noun[edit]

Eda

  1. A female given name.

Related terms[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1609. From names beginning with Ed-, such as Edīte.

Proper noun[edit]

Eda f

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Common in Latvia from the 17th to the 19th century, but rare today.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Eda was the only given name of 19 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eda

  1. A female given name