Meaning and Origin of the Name Edwina

If you will soon be giving birth to a baby girl, then it is time you started looking up cute baby girl names. Edwina is one of the most commonly used cool baby girl names. Edwina in England is derived from the name Eadwine which means happy, rich and friend. Therefore, the meaning of Edwina is a rich or valuable friend, one with a stability and coming from a very loving family.

Popularity of Edwina

The name Edwina is fairly popular all over the world, especially in the European countries. However, saying that in 2014 it wasn’t in the top 100 baby girls’ names in England.

Famous People Called Edwina

If you are considering naming your baby girl Edwina, here is a list of popular people named Edwina.

  • Edwina Findley is a renowned actress. She is mostly known for her role in the drama series, If Loving You is Wrong. She is also featured in Get Hard, as Kevin Hart’s wife.
  • Edwina Hart, She is also one of the popular people in the United Kingdom bearing the name Edwina. She is a politician who has been in the Welsh government, representing Gower since the year 1999.
  • Edwina Currie, She was also a politician. She was a Member of Parliament with the conservative party from the year 1983 to the year 1997.

Useful Resources

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