Meaning:Guardian of prosperity


Pronunciation:ED wood

Variations:Eduard, Eduardo, Edwarde, Edwood

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About Edward

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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.

Detailed Meaning

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.

Possible Nicknames

Nickname options for Edward include: Ed and Eddy/Eddie.

Related Names

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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Emily Girl 5 One who excels Facts
Ella Girl 9 All bright Facts
Evie Girl 16 Life Facts
Evelyn Girl 19 Bird Facts
Elsie Girl 22 Promised by God Facts
Edward Boy 24 Guardian of prosperity Facts
Ethan Boy 25 Firm; long-lived Facts
Eva Girl 33 Living Facts
Emilia Girl 34 One who excels Facts
Esme Girl 38 Respected Facts

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