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Edgar Meaning


What does Edgar mean?

The name Edgar is of English origin.

The meaning of Edgar is "wealthy spear".

Edgar is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ed-gar.

The Given Name Edgar

Edgar is a form of Eadgar. See Eadgar for further details.

Edgar is good for parents who want a name that is sophisticated and bold.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Edgar falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Edgar Allan Poe, and Edgar Davids.

Edgar Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 356 in baby name popularity for boys with 921 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 354 in baby name popularity for boys with 939 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Edgar Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Edgar has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Edgar to other names.

Edgar Related Names

Edgar is a form of Eadgar.

Famous Edgars

  • Edgar ~ Scottish King (1097-1107)
  • Edgar Allan Poe ~ Writer
  • Edgar Davids ~ Soccer Player
  • Edgar Degas ~ Artist
  • Edgar Douglas Adrian ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1932
  • Edgar Faure ~ French Prime Minister (1952; 1955-1956)
  • Edgar Laprade ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Edgar Rice Burroughs ~ Writer
  • Edgar Salli ~ Soccer Player
  • Edgar the Peaceful ~ Saint, English King (959-975)

Edgar Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Edgar.

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Edgar Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Edgar in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Edgar.

Just for fun, see the name Edgar in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Edgar in Nautical Flags page.