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Names That Mean Fame and Fortune

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  • Edmund

    The name Edmund is a boy's name of English origin meaning "fortunate protector". The sophisticated Edmund and its nearly-identical French twin Edmond are coming out of mothballs now that Edward,... Read More 

  • Edric

    The name Edric is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wealthy ruler". Formerly in style limbo, Edric has recently started to see more use by parents. It could be because it sounds medieval... Read More 

  • Edsel

    The name Edsel is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wealthy man's estate". Besides having an unappealing sound, has long been identified with a much-mocked Ford car model; use of this name... Read More 

  • Edward

    The name Edward is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wealthy guardian". Unlike perennials William, John and James, Edward is a classic that moves in and out of fashion. This royal... Read More 

  • Edwin

    The name Edwin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wealthy friend". Some might be surprised to learn that Edwin has been a consistent presence on the Read More 

  • Estes

    The name Estes is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "from a famous ruling house". For some, a name that will evoke the beauty of the national park in the Colorado Rockies. Read More 

  • Faust

    The name Faust is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "fortunate one". Because the legendary Faust sold his soul to the devil, few parents would choose this for a child, although Fausto is... Read More 

  • Faustina

    The name Faustina is a girl's name of Spanish, Latin origin meaning "fortunate one". A name with several distinguished namesakes: the wife of ancient Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, a famous... Read More 

  • Fayola

    The name Fayola is a girl's name of African origin meaning "lucky, good fortune, blessed". Too close to "payola."Read More 

  • Felicity

    The name Felicity is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "good fortune, happy". Felicity is as accessible a virtue name as Hope and Faith, but much more feminine -- and dare we say, happier.... Read More 

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