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Edgar (ED-gar)

Meaning of the name Edgar

The name Edgar is derived from the Old English name 'Eadgar' meaning 'riches' and 'spear'. Edgar was the name of an English King and Saint Edgar the Peaceful (10th Century). Another who also bore the name was Edgar Allen Poe, a 19th Century American Author and Poet, best known for his tales of mystery and grisly macabre.

Origin of the name Edgar


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