Name Edward - Meaning and origin

Name Edward - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:


Meaning of the name:

Edward is a masculine given name of Germanic origin. It is composed of "ed", which means "goods", "riches", and "ward" which means "guardian".


Edward Low (famous pirate who lived from 1690 to 1724), Edward Hopper (American engraver and painter), Edward Norton (American actor), Edward the martyr (son and successor of King Edgar), Edward Louis (French author) , Edouard Herriot (French statesman, 2nd president of the National Assembly), Édouard Baer (playwright and radio and television host, producer, director, screenwriter and French actor) ....
St. Edward the Confessor, known for being the patron saint of England, is a pious man born about 1004. The last-but-last sovereign of Anglo-Saxon origin to ascend the throne, he was canonized in 1161.

His character :

Edward is a man with an energetic and determined character, who enjoys keeping the reins and ordering. Born leader, he has a natural authority that commands respect.
With a remarkable sense of responsibility, there are principles that he always respects to the letter. Thanks to his hardworking and somewhat stubborn side, his companies are always successful.
Quiet in nature, Edward can be aggressive when trying to attack his family or friends. He likes to feel useful and does not hesitate to fly to help his relatives who need help.


Edouard, Edmond, Audouard, Teddy

His party :

Edward is celebrated on January 5th.

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