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  1. Edmundnoun

    A male given name from Old English, borne by early English kings and saints.

  2. Etymology: From Old English Ēadmund, from ēad ("prosperity") + mund ("protection").


  1. Edmund

    Edmund is a masculine given name or surname in the English language. The name is derived from the Old English elements ēad, meaning "prosperity" or "riches", and mund, meaning "protector".Persons named Edmund include:


  1. Edmund

    Edmund or Edmond is a fictional character and the main antagonist in William Shakespeare's King Lear. He is the illegitimate son of the Earl of Gloucester, and the younger brother of Edgar, the Earl's legitimate son. Early on in the play, Edmund resolves to get rid of his brother, then his father, and become Earl in his own right. He later flirts with both Goneril and Regan and attempts to play them off against each other.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Edmund is ranked #27042 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Edmund surname appeared 896 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Edmund.

    46.3% or 415 total occurrences were White.
    41.4% or 371 total occurrences were Black.
    4.3% or 39 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.7% or 34 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.5% or 23 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.5% or 14 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edmund in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edmund in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Edmund in a Sentence

  1. Seth MoultonUS:

    After 54 years, John Lewis is still walking across Edmund Pettus Bridge in the name of freedom and equality, today I was proud to walk with John Lewis.

  2. Martin Luther:

    Like those who crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Bloody Sunday, we will not accept empty promises in pursuit of my father's dream for a more equal and just America.

  3. Wallace Kennedy:

    I crossed Edmund Pettus bridge with Edmund Pettus. And Edmund Pettus was so kind and gentle to me. Edmund Pettus helped me find the courage and strength that I needed to find my own voice. And I knew that I wanted to leave my two sons a different legacy than the one that was left for me.

  4. John LewisThe:

    I gave a little blood on Edmund Pettus Bridge, i thought I was going to die. I thought I saw death.

  5. DKD_Werbung:

    Edmund McMillen, you little fucker. you made a shit of piece with your trash Isaac. I will become back my money. I hope you will in your next time a cow, on a trash farm you sucker.

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