Edith name - Meaning of Edith

Edith name - Meaning of Edith

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EE-dith (English) , E-dit (German)
Edith Meaning
From the Old English name Eadgyð, derived from the elements ead "rich, blessed" and gyð "war". It was popular among Anglo-Saxon royalty, being borne for example by Saint Eadgyð, the daughter of King Edgar the Peaceful. The name remained common after the Norman conquest. It became rare after the 15th century, but was revived in the 19th century. Edith originates in Old English language and means "fighting to be rich". Edith has always been a popular name within royalty, and it is also the name of several saints. It was popularized by the famous French singer and icon, Edith Piaf.

Edith Related Names
Variants: Edytha, Edythe (English), Edit (Swedish), Eadith, Edie, Edithe
Diminutives: Edie (English), Ditte (Danish)
Other Languages: Eadgyð (Anglo-Saxon), Edita (Croatian), Edita (Czech), Édith (French), Edit (Hungarian), Edita (Lithuanian), Edyta (Polish), Edite (Portuguese), Edita (Slovak), Edita (Slovene)

Edith Celebrities
Edith Archibald - writer, Edith Bancroft - writer, Edith Collier - artist, Edith Cooper - writer, Edith Evans - actress, Edith Goel - writer, Edith Hamilton - educator, Edith How - published author, Edith Howard - artist, Edith Jones - judge, Edith Nesbit - writer, Edith Piaf - musician, Edith Scovell - published author, Edith Smith - artist, Edith Wharton - author,

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