What does Edna mean?

Gift of God or Joyful.

What's the origin of Edna?


How is Edna pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Edna?

There are many possible interpretations to what naming a cat Edna might say about you as a person. Some people might see it as a playful reference to the popular 1930s radio show "The Edna Ferber Show." Others might see it as a nod to the singer and actress Edna Mae Oliver. And still others might simply find the name to be cute and endearing. Ultimately, the meaning of naming a cat Edna is up to the individual who chooses it.

Is Edna a good cat name?

Edna has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Edna isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Edna is found in these categories:

grumpy cat names

Edna sounds like a fussy, old lady who's always cross.

badass cat names

She's named after a fearless, fiery character from The Incredibles.


Based on likes, Edna ranks #2,543 with users of MeowNames.com.

Edna is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Edna was, over the past 30 days, the 2955th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Edna is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Edna was viewed 8 times, and liked 1 times.

Cat names like Edna:

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Meaning: Powerful, independent female warrior.

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