Edgar name - Meaning of Edgar

Edgar name - Meaning of Edgar

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English, French
ED-gər (English) , ed-GAHR (French)
Edgar Meaning
Derived from the Old English elements ead "rich, blessed" and gar "spear". This was the name of a 10th-century English king, Edgar the Peaceful. The name did not survive long after the Norman conquest, but it was revived in the 18th century, in part due to a character by this name in Sir Walter Scott's novel 'The Bride of Lammermoor' (1819). Famous bearers include author and poet Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), French impressionist painter Edgar Degas (1834-1917), and author Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950). Edgar is a modern derivative of the Old English name “Eadgar”, based on two words - “ead” which means prosperity or wealth and “gar” which means spear.

Edgar Related Names
Variants: Edgard (French), Edger
Diminutives: Ed, Eddie, Eddy (English)
Other Languages: Eadgar (Anglo-Saxon), Edgaras (Lithuanian), Edgardo (Spanish)

Edgar Celebrities
Edgar Allan Poe - author, Edgar Degas - painter, Edgar Rice Buroughs - author, Edgar Martinez - baseball player, Edgar Renteria - baseball player, Edgar Barreto - soccer player, Edgar Lacy - basketball player,

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