Origin of the name EDAN.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name EDAN.
Anglicized form of Scottish Aidan
(q.v.), meaning "little Aodh
... Ceowlfe or Ceoloulph gouerneth
the Westsaxons, Ceorlus king of Mercia, Edelfride king of the
Northumbers, and Edan king of the Scots ioine in battell, Edan is
discomfited, Edelfride subdueth the citizens of Chester, the deuout
moonks of Bangor praie for safetie from the swoord of the enimie, twelue
hundred of them are slaine,... (Chronicle of England, Scotland &
Ireland, Holinshed, v.1, 1807)