Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Old English form of Edith.

Related Names

Rootsead + guð
Other Languages & CulturesEdita(Croatian) Edita(Czech) Edith, Ditte(Danish) Edith(Dutch) Edith, Edie, Editha, Edytha, Edythe(English) Édith(French) Edith, Editha(German) Edit(Hungarian) Edīte(Latvian) Edita(Lithuanian) Eda(Medieval English) Edith(Norwegian) Edyta(Polish) Edite(Portuguese) Edita(Serbian) Edita(Slovak) Edita(Slovene) Edit, Edith(Swedish)


Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 181.
Entry updated January 21, 2022