Edith

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English

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Etymology

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From Old English Ēadġȳð, from Proto-Germanic *audaz (wealth, riches) + *gunþiz (battle). Name of a 10th century English saint.

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Edith

  1. A female given name from Old English.
    • 1809, Charles and Mary Lamb, Poetry for Children: Choosing a Name:
      Edith's pretty, but it looks / Better in old English books.
    • 1903, Elizabeth Bisland, A Candle of Understanding, Harper&Brothers, page 11:
      But suppose she had had an elder sister with a beautiful name like Edith. My conviction was deep and immovable that had I been named something really pretty like that, I would have found it easy to sew neatly and know my lessons.
    • 2009, Linwood Barclay, Fear the Worst, Banrtam Books, →ISBN, page 76:
      - - but they went and gave it to this woman named Edith, if you can believe that any woman with a name like Edith would have a clue about what's fashionable." "Edith Head?" I said. "The Oscar-winning costume designer?"

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Danish

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Etymology

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From English Edith in the 19th century.

Proper noun

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Edith c

  1. a female given name from English
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References

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  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 32 166 females with the given name Edith have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1910s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

German

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Edith in the 19th century.

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Edith f

  1. a female given name from English

Norwegian Bokmål

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Proper noun

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Edith f

  1. a female given name of popular usage, variant of Edit

Norwegian Nynorsk

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Proper noun

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Edith f

  1. a female given name of popular usage, variant of Edit

Spanish

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English Edith.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /eˈdid/ [eˈð̞ið̞]
  • Rhymes: -id
  • Syllabification: E‧dith

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Edith f

  1. a female given name from English

Swedish

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Edith c (genitive Ediths)

  1. a female given name, a less common spelling of Edit