Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Edward
gender = Male
meaning = Rich/blessed guard
origin = English
related names =
Edward is an English
given name. It is derived from Old English words ' (meaning "happy" or 'prosperous') and ' (meaning "guard"). It's one of the few Old English names to gain currency in other parts of Europe and beyond.
*Old English "tĒadweard"
*Modern English "Edward"
Short forms include Ed, Edd, Eddie, Eddy, Ned, Neddie, Neddy, Ted, Teddy and Teddie; all of which may be short for Edward,
Edmond Edwin Eduardoor Edmund.
Edward may refer to:
Edward, the Black Prince, the eldest son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault
Edward Balliol, pretender to the Scottish throne during the reign of David II
Edward the Confessor, the penultimate Anglo-Saxon King of England and the last of the House of Wessex; patron saint of England until he was replaced by St. George in 1348.
Edward the Elder, the son of Alfred the Great
Edward the Martyr, English king and Christian martyr
Edward I of England, the monarch who conquered Wales
Edward II of England, King of England from 1307 until deposed in January, 1327
Edward III of England, one of the most successful English kings of medieval times
Edward IV of England, King of England from March 4, 1461 to April 9, 1483
Edward V of England, one of the Princes in the Tower
Edward VI of England, the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour
Edward VII of the United Kingdom, the son of Queen Victoria
Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, the son of George V
* for Portuguese Royalty see
Lord Edward FitzGerald, Irish revolutionary
*Edward Dembowski, Polish leftist active in Cracow Uprising in
1846, philosopherand columnist
*Edward Brown, involved in a dispute with the U.S. government
Edward Kennedy, United States Senator from Massachusetts
Edward Stettinius, Jr., United States Secretary of State
Edward Youde, the 26th Governor of Hong Kong
Edward Jansen, Du mascotte van du VLD_DEP
*Edward is one of the best known of the
platypusfrom Camp Lazlo
Edward "Stubbs" Stubblefield, the fictional undead on Stubbs the Zombie in "Rebel Without a Pulse"
Edward Elric, the main protagonist in the anime/manga series, Fullmetal Alchemist
Edward Scissorhands", movie directed by Tim Burton and written by Caroline Thompson
Edward the Blue Engine, a character from Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
*Miles Edward O'Brien, character in the fictional Star Trek universe
Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, character on 77 Sunset Strip
Edward Chris von Muir, "spoony bard" of Final Fantasy IV.
Edward Rochester, Romantic hero and Jane's lover in Jane Eyre
Edward Wong Hau Pepelu Tivrusky IVfrom the anime Cowboy Bebop
Edward Ferrars, character in Sense and Sensibilityby Jane Austen
*Edward Cullen, a vampire from
Stephenie Meyer's book series "Twilight"
In other fields
Edward James Smith, Korean gangsta
Edward O'Connor Terry, 19th Century English Actor and Theatre Owner
Edward Grieg, Norwegian composer
*Edward Hamilton Waldo, American science fiction author
Edward Higgins, the 3rd General of The Salvation Army
Edwards syndrome, genetic disorder
Prince Edward Island, a Canadian province situated in the Maritimes
Edward Kofler, Polish-Swiss mathematician
Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter-expressionist
Edward R. Murrow, an American journalist
Eddy Merckx, 5 time Tour de France Champ (cyclist)
Ned Kelly, an Australian Bushranger
*Harry Edward(s) (disambiguation)
Ed Farhat, Professional wrestler under the name The Sheik
Ed Trice, inventor of Gothic Chess
Edward Furlong, actor
Edward Sullivan, variety show host
Edward Van Halen, musician
In other languages
*Icelandic: Eðvarður, Játvarður
*Italian: Edoardo or Eduardo
*Portuguese: Eduardo or Duarte
*Russian: Эдуард or Эдвард
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