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Edward is a classic and traditional name that has remained timeless. It is a great name if you are looking for something elegant and regal sounding for your baby boy.
One of the most perennially popular of all Old English names, Edward was the name of three Anglo-Saxon kings and eight kings of England. More recently, the name has experienced an increase in popularity due to the much-loved character in the Twilight series.
Famous People With This Name
Edward Redmayne, better known as Eddie, is a British actor who is best known for his roles in “The Theory of Everything” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them.” Edward St. Aubyn is a British writer best known for his “Patrick Melrose” novels. Edward “Ed” Miliband is a British politician and was leader of the Labour Party.
Nickname options for Edward include: Ed and Eddy/Eddie.
Edward can also be spelt Edwarde and Edwood. Related names include Eduard and Eduardo.
Stories Featuring This Name
Edward Fairfax Rochester is the Byronic hero of the classic novel, “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Brontë. Edward Cullen is a main character in the vampire series, “Twilight.” Edward Scissorhands is the titular character of the film of the same name, played by Johnny Depp.
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