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Édgar

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > old english (anglo-saxon)
ORIGIN:
germanic  /  old english (anglo-saxon) 
NAME ROOT:
*AUDAZ *GAIZAZ > ēAD GāR > ĒADGāR
MEANING:
This name derives from the English (Anglo-Saxon) name “Ēadgār”, composed of two elements: “*audaz” (prosperity, fortune, riches, wealth) plus “*gaizaz” (spear, pike, javelin). In turn the name means “prosperity-spear, prosperous spearman”. In England the name disappeared after the Norman Conquest yet it returned to spread in the eighteenth century, thanks to a character for “The Bride of Lammermoor”, a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott, published in 1819. 1) Edgar the Peaceful, or Edgar I (943–975), also called the Peaceable, was king of England from 959 to 975. Edgar was the younger son of Edmund I. 2) Étgar mac Maíl Choluim, nicknamed Probus, "the Valiant" (1074–1107), was king of Alba from 1097 to 1107. He was the fourth son of Malcolm III (Máel Coluim mac Donnchada) and Margaret of Wessex (later Saint Margaret) but the first to be considered eligible for the throne after the death of his father.

Usage

  • spanishspanish

Related names

VARIANTS
spanish
edgardo, edgar
FEMININE
spanish
edgarda

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Ancient Germanic - Latinized
Edgarus

catalan
edgar, Otger
danish
edgar, edgard
english
edgar, edgard
esperanto
Edgaro
filipino
edgardo
finnish
edgar, edgard
french
edgar, edgard, Edhar
german
edgar
greek
Éntnkar
hungarian - magyar
Edgár
icelandic
edgar, Játgeir, Auðgeir, Auðgeirr
italian
edgardo, Edgaro
latvian
edgars
lithuanian
edgaras
middle english
Eadgar
norwegian
edgar, edgard, Edgeir, Jatgeir, Audgeir, Odgeir
old danish
edgar, Øthger
old english - anglo-saxon
Ēadgār, Eadgard, Eádgár
old norse
edgar, Játgeirr, AuðgæiRR
old swedish
Ödger, Ödhger, Ødhger
portuguese
edgar
russian
edgar
scottish
Étgar, Eagar
swedish
edgar, edgard

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#286UNITED STATES RANKING

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

8
Numerological Values:
8

A person with name-number 8 is ambitious, confident, practical and has a great ability to execute plans. They are achievers and seek to reach the top of their field through hard work.

Chakra Number:
8: The number of the Chakra "Etheric Body"

At the base of the skull or Cerebellum and is also found to be linked to the causal chakra just above the crown chakra to the left in the etheric body. This center enables the individual to achieve advanced out-of-body projection, etheric projection, spiritual perception, and spiritual wisdom. I use the word spiritual here because these abilities and ideas are larger than the self and the earth and is were the ability of remote viewing resides.

Color meaning:

Black is the color of the hidden, the secretive and the unknown, creating an air of mystery. It keeps things bottled up inside, hidden from the world. In color psychology the meaning of the color black is protection from external emotional stress. It creates a barrier between itself and the outside world, providing comfort while protecting its emotions and feelings, and hiding its vulnerabilities, insecurities and lack of self-confidence. In times of fear and uncertainty black contains the energy of the threatening unknown. In a positive state, black is seen as a restful emptiness into which anything may emerge and disappear once again. It is also mysterious, providing a sense of potential and possibility.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
EDGAR LE CHEMINOT CHRISTOPHER MURRAY
EDGAR JEAN LELOUP
EDGAR MIRO
FINALE D'ÉDGAR OFFENBACH

Notable people and personalities​

Édgar Ramirez (born 1977), Venezuelan Actor
Édgar Velásquez (born 1974), Venezuelan Boxer