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Origin of the name EDNA.
Etymology of the name EDNA.
Meaning of the baby name EDNA.


EDNA (Ἔδνέ).  Unisex.  Masc. in the bible.  Greek form of Hebrew biblical Adna (q.v.), meaning "pleasure."‎ (The Proper Names of the Old Testament Scriptures Expounded and Illustrated, Jones, 1856).  Usage: America, Canada, England, Israel.
    f.  Edna Solodar, a former Israeli politician.  Edna Foa, an Israeli professor of clinical psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. (Wiki)

EDNA.  f.  English.  A name once popular for having been borne by the gifted authoress of "Donovan", is probably a contraction of English Edana (q.v.), meaning "perfect happiness" or "rich gift." (Archaic England, Bayley, 1920).  In some cases, it is the feminine use of the masculine biblical name meaning "pleasure."  Usage: America, Australia, Canada, England, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland.
    Edna Ruth Parker (d. 2008), was an American supercentenarian.  Edna Tildesley Hughes (d. 1990), was an English swimmer who competed for Great Britain in 1932.  Edna Béjarano, a German singer.  Edna Best (d. 1974), was a British actress.  Edna O'Brien, an Irish novelist and short story writer. (Wiki)


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