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Origin and popularity of the name EDGAR

Origin

Edgar : English: from the Middle English personal name Edgar Adger (Old English Ēadgār from Old English ēad ‘prosperity’ + gār ‘spear’).

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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Last name frequency

Geographic distribution of the 13,969 individuals with the name EDGAR on Geneanet.

 

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    lawler22
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    addison999
    (247 individuals)
    petethedruid
    (247 individuals)
    sedgar5
    (164 individuals)

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    Variants of name EDGAR

    EGARD ESGARD EGAR EDGARD HEGARD HEGAR