This name derives from the Old English (Anglo-Saxon) “ead / ēad” (prosperity, fortune, riches, wealth) plus “weard” (guard, defend). In turn, the name derives from two Germanic elements: “*audaz” plus “*warduz” (Proto-Germanic: *audwaroþō). It is one of the few Old English (Anglo-Saxon) names to gain popularity in other parts of Europe and beyond, for example, as Eduardo and Duarte in Spain and Portugal, respectively. Edward the Confessor (~1004–1066), son of Æthelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy, was one of the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England and is usually regarded as the last king of the House of Wessex, ruling from 1042 to 1066. Edward the Martyr (~962–978) was king of the English from 975 until he was murdered in 978. Edward was the eldest son of King Edgar but was not his father’s acknowledged heir.
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Numerological Values: #3
Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.
Chakra Number: #3 Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"
Yellow. The centre of our being - the color of sunshine and the color of the third energy centre - the solar plexus chakra. The main energy of yellow is intellect. Do you like yellow color? Discover what yellow means and how it manifests in your body, mind, heart, and spirit.
Color meaning: Yellow
The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.