Name Edgar - meaning, origin, popularity 

Edgar name meaning

What does Edgar mean?

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old English and German
Usage: English, German, French, Polish, Old Norse, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Edgar e-dgar
Meaning: Wealthy Spear-man
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Customary and All time favorite unisex name Edgar means "Owner of Spear" used primarily in Icelandic, Swedish, Polish, English, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Old Norse, French and German is originated from Old English and German. Edgar is English equivalent of Eadgar. Edgar is celebrated on July 8th.

How do I pronounce Edgar?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Edgar as e-dgar. ed-gar is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Edgar

Eadgar, Aldegar

Names that rhyme with Edgar

How popular is the name Edgar?

Edgar was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 152726 babies have been given the given name. At the peak of its usage in 1881, it ranked 50th when 2452 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 213 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. Moreover, the name has been to the top 50 baby names 1 times

In France, Edgar was once a common name since emerging in 1900 it has been given to over 8255 babies. When at its peak in 1903,. However after 119 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but it is still going strong. Also, Edgar was a common name in Spain. Over 715 babies have been named Edgar since 2002. When at its peak in 2004,. After 3 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Edgar is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 700 names. Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 690 on boy names chart when 50 babies were named Edgar. There are over 671 babies that have been given the name Edgar in England and Wales. Also, in Belgium, the name has been in use since 2000 and has secured the place in top 400 names. Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 335 on boy names chart when 34 babies were named Edgar. Over 275 people have been named Edgar in Belgium.

Edgar is an uncommon baby name in Ireland still in use today. During its 21 years of usage in Switzerland, it had made up to just the top 400 boy names. There are over 221 babies that have been given the name Edgar in Switzerland. However things change on global perspective, Edgar is extremely popular in Mexico where every 1 in 400 have the name as well as in, Philippines, Colombia, Venezuela and Guatemala. Also the baby name is popular in Peru, Ecuador, Germany, Brazil, Angola, Bolivia, Mozambique, Paraguay, Tanzania, Costa Rica, Argentina, Armenia, Portugal, Russia, El Salvador, Panama, Honduras, Canada, Dominican Republic, South Africa, Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, Nicaragua and Malawi. According to our evaluation, over 1750000 babies have been named Edgar globally.

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Edgar in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Edgar?

Monotony always finds a way to make you do stupid and reckless things. Even if you help people fight their battles, you prefer to fight yours on your own. You are a tidy person and dress normally. You are co-operative, caring and courteous individual. Although you don't hang around with everybody, you always act kind and welcoming. Lower your expectations in people and increase the expectations you have in yourself.

Other names similar to Edgar, for would be parents

  •  Valentina - Meaning of Valentina is The Word Valens Which is of the Meaning Healthy Strong, Vigorous or The Strong has its origin in Latin and is used majorly in Tamil and Danish is used for both boys and girls. In 2018, predominant Valentina was the 81st most popular name on baby girl names chart in United States
  •  Ellie - Meaning of Ellie is God is My Salvation, Completely or Sun Ray is a gender insensitive name. It is rooted from Germanic, Old Greek and English is used substantially in Danish and Tamil
  •  Jada - Well-Liked Spanish Jada means "Precious Green Stone or Stone of the Flank", a unisex name is majorly used in Arabic, English and Finnish
  •  Flora - Origin of Darling and Conifer Flora is in Latin, meaning of Flora is "The Word Flos Which is of the Meaning Flower Blossom or Blooming" which is principally used in Danish and Norwegian is aimed at both genders
  •  Ayden means Fire is substantially used in Arabic and English is came from Old Irish and Celtic is used customarily as a gender insensitive name
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Famous people named Edgar

  • Edgar Faure, French politician, essayist, historian
  • Edgar Quinet, French historian and intellectual
  • Edgar Quine, Manx politician
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  • Edgar Jung, German lawyer
  • Edgar Saltus, American writer
  • Edgar J. Goodspeed, American theologian and scholar of Greek and the New Testament
  • Edgar Ende, German surrealist painter and father of the children's novelist Michael Ende
  • Edgar Foshee, a devout anti-communist
  • Edgar Ablowich, American athlete
  • Edgar Ansel Mowrer, Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist and author best
  • Edgar Dale, American educator
  • Edgar Alwin Payne, American Western landscape painter and muralist
  • Edgar Schoen, American physician
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  • Edgar Sanabria, Venezuelan lawyer, diplomat, and politician
  • Edgar Tinel, Belgian composer and pianist
  • Edgar Pangborn, American writer of mystery, historical
  • Edgar Bainton, British-born
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  • Edgar W. Hiestand, American businessman and politician
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  • Edgar Page, English former field hockey player
  • Edgar Jacob, English churchman
  • Edgar Kaplan, American bridge player and one of the principal contributors to the game
  • Edgar Chamorro, ousted leader of the Nicaraguan rebel Contras
  • Edgar Anderson, American botanist
  • Edgar Andrew Collard, Canadian journalist and historian
  • Edgar Crookshank, English physician and microbiologist
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  • Edgar Ewing Brandon, professor of French and college administrator
  • Edgar Craven Bredin, Irish mechanical and locomotive engineer and later a railway manager
  • Edgar Baird, businessman born in Campbellton Newfoundland
  • Edgar Rubin, Danish psychologist/phenomenologist
  • Edgar Zilsel, Austrian-American historian and philosopher of science
  • Edgar Johnson Allen, British marine biologist
  • Edgar C. Whisenant, former NASA engineer and Bible student
  • Edgar F. Codd, English computer scientist who
  • Edgar Schein, scientist
  • Edgar Mitchell, United States Navy officer and aviator, test pilot
  • Edgar Allen, American anatomist and physiologist
  • Edgar Archibald, Canadian agricultural scientist
  • Edgar S. Brightman, philosopher and Christian theologian
  • Edgar William Richard Steacie, scientist
  • Edgar Buckingham, American physicist
  • Edgar Frisby, American astronomer, born at Great Easton
  • Edgar Allan Poe, American writer, editor, and literary critic
  • Edgar Rice Burroughs, American fiction writer best
  • Edgar the Peaceful, was King of England from 959 until his death
  • Edgar Ætheling, last male member of the royal house of Cerdic of Wessex
  • Edgar Degas, French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures
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  • Edgar Cayce, American clairvoyant
  • Edgar Davids, Dutch former professional footballer
  • Edgar Lee Masters, American attorney, poet, biographer, and dramatist

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