Given Name EDMOND

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: ED-MAWN  [details]

Meaning & History

French form of EDMUND. A notable bearer was the English astronomer Edmond Halley (1656-1742), for whom Halley's comet is named.
DIMINUTIVE: Edmé
FEMININE FORMS: Edmonde, Edmée
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Eadmund (Anglo-Saxon), Edmund, Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Ned (English), Edmund (German), Ödön, Ödi (Hungarian), Éamonn, Éamon, Eamon (Irish), Edmondo (Italian), Edmao, Mao (Limburgish), Edmund (Polish), Edmundo (Portuguese), Edmundo (Spanish)

Categories

astronomers, astronomy, currently out of the US top 1000, space, Thomas Hardy characters
Entry updated July 2, 2017