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.

Categories

astronomers, astronomy, currently out of the US top 1000, space
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)