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Edna

[ed-nuh]
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  1. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “rejuvenation, rebirth.”
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Edna

fem. proper name, from Greek, from Hebrew ednah "delight" (see Eden). Related to Arabic ghadan "luxury." Among the top 20 names for girls born in the U.S. every year from 1889 to 1917.

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