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  1. Edithnoun

    A female given name from Old English.

    Edith's pretty, but it looks / Better in old English books.

  2. Etymology: From Old English Ealdgȳþ. Name of a 10th century English saint.


  1. Edith

    Edith is a feminine given name derived from the Old English words ēad, meaning 'riches or blessed', and is in common usage in this form in English, German, many Scandinavian languages and Dutch. Its French form is Édith. Contractions and variations of this name include Ditte, Dita, and Edie. It was a common first name prior to the 16th century, when it fell out of favour. It became popular again at the beginning of the 19th century, and in 2016 it was ranked at 488th most popular female name in the United States, according to the Social Security online database. It became far less common as a name for children by the late 20th century. The name Edith has five name days: May 14 in Estonia, January 13 in the Czech Republic, October 31 in Sweden, July 5 in Latvia, and September 16 in France, Hungary, Poland and Lithuania.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Edith

    the alleged name of Lot's wife.

Anagrams for Edith »

  1. dieth

  2. ethid

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edith in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edith in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Edith in a Sentence

  1. Dave Clark:

    When we first met he said, 'But how can I do this song?' and I said to him, 'I want a cross between Edith Piaf, Jennifer Holliday and Shirley Bassey'.

  2. Elizabeth Sepper:

    But in some sense, Circuit Judge Edith Jones said what everyone is thinking : if Dobbs overrules Roe v. Wade, then the issue of SB8 is just dead in the water, at least in terms of the constitutional right to abortion.

  3. Vashawnda McLean:

    Someone went through great lengths in this case, we believe, to stage an accidental drowning, it is clear that the person or persons involved had an intimate relationship with Edith Sax, that they knew intricacies concerning the home and her schedule.

  4. Otto Frank:

    ‘I am really close to tears: I cry very easily. But I want you to know that I am healthy… I try not to worry and I’m sleeping very well. Of course thoughts of Edith and the children never leave me, but I try to look at things more from the positive than the negative side.’

  5. Otto Frank:

    “I still cannot decide whether to tell you more comprehensively of some of my experiences – the main thing is that you know I am alive and well. How the thought always torments me, that I have no idea how Edith and the children are, you no doubt understand. I do however hope to see all well again and I do not want to lose hope.’

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    difficult or impossible to perceive or discern
    • A. defiant
    • B. indiscernible
    • C. contagious
    • D. proprietary

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