Commonly referred to as Ed or Eddy, Edward is a baby boy name of British origin. Derived from Old English words ead meaning “fortune” and ward meaning “guard,” Edward directly translates to "wealthy guard." Though Twilight fans may already associate Edward with vampires and werewolves, this baby name dates back to medieval kings, saints, and brave warriors. Today, the name Edward has traveled across the seven seas in countries like Uganda, England, and Ghana. With a name like Edward, baby will surely be a loyal protector.
Famous People Named Edward
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- EdwardPrincess Marine and Prince George
- Edward AlbeePlaywright
- Edward, Earl of WessexRoyalty
- Edward ElgarComposer
- Edward James OlmosActor
- Edward NortonActor
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