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Gender: M Meaning of Edgar: "wealthy spearman" Origin of Edgar: German Edgar's Popularity in 2013: #286

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Though Edgar (and Edgardo) are popular with Latino families, and have had such famous forebears as Edgar Allan Poe, most would rate it a distant third to Edward and Edmund.

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Famous People Named Edgar

Edgar Allan Poe, famous American author and poet
Edgar Hansen, from Discovery's Deadliest Catch
Edgar Cayce, American psychic
Edgar Degas, French artist
Edgar Rice Burroughs, American novelist; creator of Tarzan
J. Edgar Hoover, former head of the FBI
Joseph Edgar Foreman, American rapper

Pop Culture References for the Name Edgar

Edgar, the butler in Disney's The AristoCats
Edgar Linton, Catherine's husband in Wuthering Heights
Edgar Saul, central character in A Certain Man (1931, Oliver Onions)
Edgar Roy, character from King & Maxwell, played by Ryan Hurst
Edgar Gore, character in Disney movie "Frankenweenie"
Edgar Huntly, Memoirs of a Sleepwalker (1799, Charles Brockden Brown)

Eadger, Ed, Eddie, Ned, Neddy, Ted, Teddie

Edgar's International Variations

Eadgar (French) Edgard (Hungarian) Edgardito, Edgardo (Spanish)