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Edmund meaning and name origin
Edmund \e-dmu-nd, ed-mund\ as a boy's name is pronounced ED-mund. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Edmund is "wealthy protector". Name of a popular king and saint of East Anglia in the ninth century. Edmond is the French form. Astronomer Edmund Halley; poet Edmund Spenser; explorer Sir Edmund Hillary; Governor Edmund "Pat" Brown; Senator Edmund Muskie.
Edmund has 16 variant forms: Eadmund, Eamon, Eamonn, Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edmon, Edmond, Edmonde, Edmondo, Edmundo, Ned, Neddie, Odon, Ted and Teddy.
For more information, see also the related name Aimon.
Baby names that sound like Edmund are Admon and Othman.
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Popularity of Edmund
Edmund is a very popular first name for men (#387 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#25644 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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