Edgar meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Edgar No. of characters: 5 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old English French
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Meanings: Wealth Fortune Wealthy Spear-man Owner of Spear Protector of the God Rich God Spear Blessed Rich Spear Old English origin, meaning composition of "possession" and "spear". Known as name Kings of England as well as the figure of Edgar, son of the Earl of Gloucester, from Shakespeare's tragedy "King Lear" (1606). Namesakes: Edgar Degas, French painter.

Edgar was ranked 328 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 8.61% from its previous ranking of 302 in 2015. Edgar was ranked 937 in 2011 US female names list and elevated by 1.78% from its previous ranking of 954 in 2009.

Full form of Edgar : Energetic Dependable Good-Humored Alert Reliable

Edgar is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 702 in 2015. Only 533 people have Edgar as their first name. Edgar is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Edgar was an uncommon first name for a girl but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2016 and ranked 328 (0.025677% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 150867 people wear Edgar as their first name. Comes from the germain "ed and garri" Means: "wealth and spear" Feast on July 8th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Edgar showcases in the charts. 0.041738% of people in US have this given name.

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History of Edgar

Edgar is king of the Anglo-Saxons to the middle of the tenth century. He restored order between Saxon and Danish, fight against paganism the Church and protects it promotes. His reign is taking place under the sign of peace, rare at that time. It is called Edgar the Pacific. Father of St. Edith and St. Edward, he died in 975. Edgar is king of the Anglo-Saxons in the middle of the X century. He reestablishes the order between the Saxons and the Danes, fights against paganism and protects the Church that he favors. His reign begins with the sign of peace, rare at this time. It's called Edgar the Pacific. Father of St. Edith and St. Edward, he died in 975.

Expression number of Edgar is 8. They are insightful, open-minded and tolerant. Edgar has the potential to attain power and authority in their life. Intelligent, voluntary, the long-term works do not scare them. They are meticulous and rigorous observers. They do not bother with prejudices, preferring to rely on their critical thinking and analysis. Welcoming, they have the sense of hospitality and fidelity. Edgar are skilled and efficient who enjoys rivalries and Edgar does not back away from working hard to achieve what they have resolved in their mind

Names that rhyme with Edgar Famous people named Edgar
Kika Edgar in La fuerza de un sueño II as Actress
Lela Edgar in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang as Actress
Edgar Garcia in I'm Good as Actor
Edgar Oliver in Henry May Long as Actor
Edgar Arellano in Four Rooms as Camera and Electrical Department
Edgar Neville in El baile as Writer
Edgar Ivan Garcia in Episode One as Actor
Edgar Higgins in Episode #7.2 as
Edgar Jimz in Code Name: Operation Black Thunder as Actor
Scott Edgar in Episode #1.20 as
Names like Edgar Edgar Namesakes Related Names: Edgar Edgard Edgardo Edgareduardo Edgbert Edge Edged Edgel Edger Edgerin Edgerrin Edgert Edgerton Edgida Edgidia Edguin Edgyth Edgyue Posts having Edgar: Comments :Cristobal Speakman Edgar is a proper name used especially as first name, last name or place name. who defends his lands with the spear". Variant in Spanish is Edgardo, but has been gradually replaced by its English variant, because of its popularity because of the success of the American writer Edgar Allan Poe in the nineteenth century. There is an opera by Puccini called Edgar and also some prizes called Edgars. On the etymology of German, Edgar is composed of ead- , "wealth" or "happiness" and -gar , "spear". Versions in other languages of the name are: Spanish: Edgar, Edgar, German: Edgar, Catalan: Otger, Edgar, Esperanto: Edgaro, French: Edgard, Edgar, Greek: Έντγκαρ (Entgkar), Hebrew: אתגר (Etgar), Dutch: Edgar, Hungarian: edgar, English: Edgar, Italian: Edgardo, Latin: Edgarus, Polish: Edgar, Portuguese: Edgar, Romanian: Edgar, Russian: Эдгар (Edgar). Popularity of Edgar
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