Edgar

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This article is about the name Edgar. For other uses, see Edgar (disambiguation) and Eadgar (disambiguation).

Edgar is a common name from Old English words ead (meaning "rich, happy, prosperous") + gar (meaning "spear"). Literally meaning "prosperity-spear" or "prosperous spearman." In Spanish it is accented Édgar.

People with the name Edgar[edit]

Historical figures[edit]

People with the given name Edgar[edit]

Fictional characters with the given name Edgar[edit]

People with the surname Edgar[edit]

Fictional characters with the surname Edgar[edit]

  • Judge Edgar, character in the Judge Dredd comic strip

See also[edit]

  • Edgars (name), the Latvian language cognate of the English name
  • Edgars, a chain of department stores in South Africa owned by Edcon Limited