Edward: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Edward

Derived from the Old English ead meaning “wealth,” and weard, meaning “guard,” this name means “guardian of wealth.” Maybe he’ll grow up to drive one of those armored trucks.

Nicknames:

Ed, Eddie, Ned, Ted, Teddy.

Famous people named Edward:

Author and illustrator Edward Gorey; U.S. Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy; actors Ed Norton, Eddie Redmayne, and Eddie Murphy; musicians Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, and Eddie Van Halen.

Fun fact:

There have been eight English kings named Edward.

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