Edmund name - Meaning of Edmund

Edmund name - Meaning of Edmund

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ED-mənd (English) , ED-muwnt (German, Polish)
Edmund Meaning
Means "rich protector" from Old English ead "rich, blessed" and mund "protector". This was the name of two Anglo-Saxon kings of England. It was also borne by two saints, including a 9th-century king of East Anglia who, according to tradition, was shot to death with arrows after refusing to divide his Christian kingdom with an invading pagan Danish leader. This Old English name remained in use after the Norman conquest (even being used by king Henry Iii for one of his sons), though it became less common after the 15th century. Famous bearers of the name include the English poet Edmund Spenser (1552-1599), the German-Czech philosopher Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) and New Zealand mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary (1919-2008), the first person to climb Mount Everest. Edmund is a modern derivative of the Old English name Eadmund, itself derived from two Old English words - “ead” which means prosperity or wealth, and “mund” which means protection.

Edmund Related Names
Variant:, Edmond
Diminutives: Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Ned (English)
Other Languages: Eadmund (Anglo-Saxon), Edmond, Edmé (French), Ödön, Ödi (Hungarian), Éamonn, Eamon, Éamon (Irish), Edmondo (Italian), Edmao, Mao (Limburgish), Edmundo (Portuguese), Edmundo (Spanish)

Edmund Celebrities
Edmund Hillary - climber, Edmund Burke - philosopher, Edmund Dulac - artist, Edmund Gwenn - actor, Edmund Kean - actor, Edmund Lowe - actor, Edmund Spenser - poet, Edmund White - author,

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