What does Edmund mean?

Definitions for Edmund
Edmund

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Edmund.


Did you actually mean edmund I or edmund II?

Wiktionary

  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").

Freebase

  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.

How to pronounce Edmund?

How to say Edmund in sign language?

Numerology

  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. Gordon Lightfoot:

    Every time you wanted to do something, you'd hope it would score. You'd keep trying and trying, and all of the sudden, something would come right out of left field, like 'The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.' No one had any idea about that one.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    To anyone who has ever wondered what you would have done during those defining moments that we read about in history books -- whether you would have risked arrest to demand votes for women or bled on the Edmund Pettus bridge to demand voting rights for all -- the answer is what you are doing now could be as important as anything that anyone has done before.

  3. John LewisThe:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Terri Sewell:

    There is an urgent need to protect the progress we have made since the courageous Foot Soldiers of the Voting Rights Movement dared to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge 50 years ago. We have inherited their legacy, and the fight to ensure that all Americans can participate in our political process continues today, the updated coverage formula in this bill will ensure that states, like Alabama, are required to obtain federal preclearance for changes to voting practices and procedures that could have a discriminatory impact.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Edmund#10000#15214#100000

Translations for Edmund

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Edmund »

Translation

Find a translation for the Edmund definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these Edmund definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Edmund." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 6 Oct. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Edmund>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Edmund? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    Edmund

    Credit »

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a preacher of the Christian gospel
    • A. ignominy
    • B. jab
    • C. breastwork
    • D. evangelist

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Edmund: