Meaning of Names, Baby Names
Search for name  

Meaning of Edmund

and the Origins of this baby nameMeaning of baby name Edmund


The name Edmund has the following meaning:

A wealthy protector.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Edmund is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Edmund in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Edmund is pronounced as ed-mund


Edmund originates from the English language.

See other suggested English boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Edmund and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Edmund: Boys - Anson, Baxter, Benny, Bryson, Butler, Dawson, Dillard, Freeman, Harris, Harrison, Jamison, Jaquan, Jimmy, Kingston, Latrell, Lawton, Norwin, Olen, Pierce, Ples, Presley, Girls - Ceola, Dasia, Ebony, Elizebeth, Georgia, Geri, Jailene, Jenna, Marybeth, Scarlett, Both genders - Darian, Farris, Fleming, Hayden, Nancy


Popular Variants for the name Edmund: Eadmond, Eadmonde, Eadmund, Eadmunde, Eamonn, Edmon, Edmond (French), Edmonde, Edmondo, Edmun, Edmunde, Edmundo, Neddie, Teddy


Common nicknames for the name Edmund are: Ed, Ned, Ted, Eddie


We think the name Edmund should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

See other Traditional boy names


Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Edmund to be: An intelligent and charming person

In one word, you might describe Edmund as a(n) "charming" person.

See other "charming" names for boys.

Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Edmund (or its variants) are:

St Edmund Campion, born on 25 January, a famous religious character. St Edmund Campion's background: Born in 1540. He was born in London. Having escaped religious persecution in England, he became a member of the Society of Jesus in France, returning to England for a Jesuit mission. Hanged in 1581, he was canonized in 1886.

Edmund Muskie, born on 28 March, a famous politician. Edmund Muskie's background: An American Democratic politician from Maine. He served as Governor of Maine, as U.S. Senator, as U.S. Secretary of State, and ran as a candidate for President of the United States.

Sir Edmund Hillary, born on 29 May, a famous explorer. Sir Edmund Hillary's background: In 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and his sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay, became the first people to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. New Zealander Hillary was an explorer as well as a mountaineer, and on 4 January 1958 he reached the South Pole.
Ethan (9)
Elijah (38)
Evan (48)
Eric (57)
Edward (127)
Erik (165)
Edgar (173)
Edwin (179)
Emmanuel (181)
Elias (209)
Boy names of similar style (Traditional)

Boy names which give the impression of someone who's 'charming'

Popular English boy names

Boy names that sound like Edmund
... all baby boy names starting with "E" ... more unique names starting with "E"
Share to Facebook Share with Google Share to Twitter Stumble It Email This More...