Edgar
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
ED-gər
Meaning
Prosperity from the spear
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Edgar is a modern derivative of the Old English name “Eadgar”, based on two words - “ead” which means prosperity or wealth and “gar” which means spear.

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