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Listen to the German pronunciation of Edda here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
-- _satu_  11/11/2006
Pronounced ED-ah.
-- Aqua  11/21/2006
The Edda is also a collection of folk-tales relating to Norse Mythology or Norse heroes. The most well-known are the Icelandic Poetic Edda (also known as Elder Edda) and the Prose Edda (also known as the Younger Edda), both of which were written during the 13th century.
-- Anonymous User  12/17/2006
Edda was Audrey Hepburn's real name.
-- black_lace  1/29/2007
Her full name was Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston.
-- Moon  3/3/2007
Contrary to popular belief, Audrey Hepburn's real name was not Edda. She was born Audrey Kathleen Ruston in Brussels in 1929. However, she did unofficially adopt the name Edda during the war when it was dangerous to have an English-sounding name in occupied Europe.
-- LakeGirl  5/17/2008
I prefer Etta.
-- leananshae  12/23/2007
Edda Burber from the comic 9 Chickweed Lane, anyone?
-- Anonymous User  10/24/2009
Benito Mussolini's daughter and oldest child was named Edda. After her husband voted against the dictator, Edda appealed to her father, but without success.
-- bananarama  12/18/2009
Italian pronunciation:

Eyhd-Dah

The "E" equals quite nearly "Hey" (while excluding the "H"). Be certain to clearly pronounce both "DD"s-- which is most easily accomplished by placing extra emphasis on the letter found directly before ("E") and slowly following through until rounding it off with the final "A" (as in Father). [noted -ed]
-- Francesca  9/7/2011
Edda Magnason is a Swedish musician (her dad is Icelandic).
-- Caprice  9/19/2012
This name is very pretty :) I so slightly prefer Etta, or if its pronounced like the commenter above says, a more logical spelling in my opinion would be Ada. Both pronunciations are beautiful!
-- Anonymous User  3/17/2013

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