- a female given name: derived from Edwin.
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Examples from the Web for edwina
Edwina was played by Mrs. Kean, who was applauded to her heart's content.
The baby was a boy,—fortunately, for I don't admire the name Edwina, and I shouldn't have liked to handicap a child with it.The Plum Tree
David Graham Phillips
In the long imaginary conversations which he held with her he addressed her as Julia or Edwina.Angel Island
Inez Haynes Gillmore
The Palmer received the boon with another low reverence, and followed Edwina out of the apartment.Ivanhoe