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ˈɛd wərdzed·wards

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Edwards, Jonathan Edwardsnoun

    American theologian whose sermons and writings stimulated a period of renewed interest in religion in America (1703-1758)


  1. Edwardsnoun

    from the given name Edward.


  1. edwards

    Edwards can typically refer to a surname of English or Welsh origin, meaning "son of Edward". As a given name, it is less common but still exists. Apart from this, it can also refer to various places, buildings, institutions, or companies, such as Edwards Air Force Base in California, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, or the Edwards Theatres chain. The specific meaning of 'Edwards' would thus depend on the context in which it is used.


  1. Edwards

    Edwards is a town in Hinds County, Mississippi. The population was 1,347 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Edwards is ranked #58 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Edwards surname appeared 332,423 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 113 would have the surname Edwards.

    62.1% or 206,534 total occurrences were White.
    31.6% or 105,145 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 8,311 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 8,211 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 2,560 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 1,662 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edwards in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edwards in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Edwards in a Sentence

  1. New Orleans:

    Now is absolutely the time to pay attention. Heed every single warning that comes from the City of New Orleans, and as John Bel Edwards listen to media outlets, pay attention to all tornado, as well as flash flood warnings. Be prepared for the impacts.

  2. Donald Trump:

    If you want to defend your values, your jobs and your freedom, then you need to replace radical liberal John Bel Edwards with a true Louisiana patriot, Eddie Rispone.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Tomorrow you will head to the polls and vote to replace a liberal Democrat who has sold you out, John Bel Edwards, with a great Republican governor.

  4. Paul Ryan:

    We have a direct participant in these transactions, Michael Cohen, who has testified under oath that the purpose of these payments was to influence the election, there certainly wasn't evidence like that in the John Edwards trial.

  5. Paul Offit:

    If the bar is set at two doses, which is what Kathryn Edwards need the first time Kathryn Edwards get it, then unfortunately there are going to be some kids who don’t end up fully vaccinated even when their parents do bring them in for that first dose.

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