What does Edgar mean?

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ˈɛd gəredgar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Edgarnoun

    the younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)

Wiktionary

  1. Edgarnoun

    A male given name from Old English.

  2. Edgarnoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Etymology: From Old English Ēadgār, the name of early English kings, from Old English ēad ("rich") + gār ("spear").

Wikipedia

  1. EDGAR

    EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval is an internal database system that performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The database contains a wealth of information about the Commission and the securities industry which is freely available to the public via the Internet.In September 2017, SEC Chairman Clayton revealed the database had been hacked and that companies' data may have been used by criminals for insider trading.

ChatGPT

  1. edgar

    Edgar is typically a male first name of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning "wealthy spear" or "blessed spear". It was a popular name amongst English and Scottish kings. As a general term, it could also refer to Edgar Allan Poe, a renowned American writer and poet, known for his macabre and horror tales. The term "Edgar" does not have a specific definition outside of these contexts, as it is primarily a proper noun.

Wikidata

  1. EDGAR

    EDGAR, the Electronic Data-Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The database is freely available to the public via the Internet.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Edgar

    a king of Saxon England from 959 to 975, surnamed the Peaceful; promoted the union and consolidation of the Danish and Saxon elements within his realm; cleared Wales of wolves by exacting of its inhabitants a levy of 300 wolves' heads yearly; eight kings are said to have done him homage by rowing him on the Dee; St. Dunstan, the archbishop of Canterbury, was the most prominent figure of the reign.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. EDGAR

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Edgar is ranked #3014 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Edgar surname appeared 11,895 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Edgar.

    87.4% or 10,397 total occurrences were White.
    4.7% or 569 total occurrences were Black.
    4.1% or 490 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 224 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 159 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 57 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Anagrams for Edgar »

  1. Gerda

  2. grade

  3. radge

  4. raged

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edgar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edgar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Edgar in a Sentence

  1. Mary Steward:

    I apologized to Edgar for the way I was, but his reply was, ‘You’re worth it, Mary,’ he completely supported my decision.

  2. Bill Harrell:

    We stayed glued to the radio for days to hear what had happened to Edgar. When we eventually found out he had survived, it was incredible.

  3. Anthony Rigozzi:

    They will have used meat out and just hang it back up after the health department tells them to take it down, they will put it right back up as soon as they leave. When contacted by WWMT, Su Casa’s owner Edgar Suarez admitted that he does in fact re-serve food—but he just didn’t know any better.

  4. Bill Clinton:

    Edgar Wayburn has worked to preserve the most breath-taking examples of the American landscape. In fact, over the course of more than a half-century, both as President of the Sierra Club and as a private citizen, he has saved more of our wilderness than any person alive.

  5. Mary Steward:

    Edgar was fabulous company and made my life for me, despite my fear, i came home and realized I was too old to work but no longer had a husband to look after. I felt pathetic but realized that I might have another 10 years to live so I might as well try and cure myself.

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