Edmond Name Meaning & Origin

Edmond

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Origin of the name Edmond:

Derived from the Old English Eadmund (wealthy protection), a compound name composed of the elements ēad (prosperity, fortune, riches) and gar (a spear): hence, "spear of prosperity."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Ed, Eddie, Ned, Edmund, Edmi, Nemo

Meanings and history of the name Edmond: | Edit

Anglo-Saxon Meaning: Wealthy defender
English Meaning:Prosperous protector
French Meaning: rich or happy, and protection
American Meaning:Prosperous protector

Famous real-life people named Edmond: | Edit

Edmond Hilary, explorer; Dave Edmonds, singer songwriter
Edmond Rostand, French playwright and poet, best known for "Cyrano de Bergerac"

Edmond in song, story & screen: | Edit

Edmond Dantes, the Count of Monte Cristo

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