Edward boy

First name origin & meaning:

Old English: Rich guardian

First name variations: Eduard, Eduardo, Edoardo, Edouard, Edwards, Edwardson, Eddie, Eddy, Teddie, Neddie, Edvard, Edwardo

Last name origin & meaning:

English: from the Middle English personal name Edward, Old English Ēadward, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + w(e)ard ‘guard’. The English personal name also became popular on the Continent as a result of the fame of the two canonized kings of England, Edward the Martyr (962–79) and Edward the Confessor (1004–66). They certainly contributed largely to its great popularity in England.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Mel Brooks, Mel Gibson

This name appears in the following lists: Black History/Civil Rights Leaders, Heroes and Heroines, Artists, Poets, Nobel Prize Winners, Presidents' Kids

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