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Edmund

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 67 0 67
1881 61 0 61
1882 71 0 71
1883 63 0 63
1884 72 0 72
1885 68 0 68
1886 80 0 80
1887 61 0 61
1888 76 0 76
1889 89 0 89
1890 54 0 54
1891 61 0 61
1892 93 0 93
1893 80 0 80
1894 96 0 96
1895 90 0 90
1896 110 0 110
1897 96 0 96
1898 101 0 101
1899 87 0 87
1900 94 0 94
1901 95 0 95
1902 104 0 104
1903 102 0 102
1904 109 0 109
1905 108 0 108
1906 122 0 122
1907 129 0 129
1908 141 0 141
1909 147 0 147
1910 200 0 200
1911 235 0 235
1912 457 5 452
1913 599 0 599
1914 792 0 792
1915 961 0 961
1916 1,032 0 1,032
1917 1,050 5 1,045
1918 1,099 0 1,099
1919 1,013 5 1,008
1920 1,103 0 1,103
1921 1,104 0 1,104
1922 1,019 5 1,014
1923 1,145 0 1,145
1924 1,122 7 1,115
1925 1,042 0 1,042
1926 1,019 7 1,012
1927 935 5 930
1928 915 5 910
1929 837 6 831
1930 811 5 806
1931 709 0 709
1932 690 0 690
1933 567 0 567
1934 602 0 602
1935 565 0 565
1936 554 0 554
1937 523 0 523
1938 513 0 513
1939 467 0 467
1940 498 0 498
1941 576 0 576
1942 602 0 602
1943 666 0 666
1944 555 0 555
1945 478 0 478
1946 636 0 636
1947 634 0 634
1948 575 0 575
1949 586 0 586
1950 554 0 554
1951 624 0 624
1952 662 0 662
1953 618 0 618
1954 609 0 609
1955 600 0 600
1956 592 0 592
1957 661 0 661
1958 569 0 569
1959 531 0 531
1960 511 0 511
1961 523 0 523
1962 468 0 468
1963 472 0 472
1964 484 0 484
1965 432 0 432
1966 394 0 394
1967 370 0 370
1968 348 0 348
1969 333 0 333
1970 298 0 298
1971 285 0 285
1972 245 0 245
1973 223 0 223
1974 225 0 225
1975 209 0 209
1976 198 0 198
1977 272 0 272
1978 271 0 271
1979 325 5 320
1980 270 0 270
1981 251 0 251
1982 225 0 225
1983 180 0 180
1984 176 0 176
1985 174 0 174
1986 194 0 194
1987 190 0 190
1988 162 0 162
1989 158 0 158
1990 154 0 154
1991 147 0 147
1992 145 0 145
1993 132 0 132
1994 143 0 143
1995 116 0 116
1996 128 0 128
1997 147 0 147
1998 119 0 119
1999 127 0 127
2000 122 0 122
2001 115 0 115
2002 113 0 113
2003 117 0 117
2004 118 0 118
2005 103 0 103
2006 97 0 97
2007 99 0 99
2008 118 0 118
2009 125 0 125
2010 95 0 95
2011 111 0 111
2012 137 0 137
2013 151 0 151
2014 175 0 175
2015 172 0 172

Want to know about the popularity of the Edmund baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,425 babies born with the name Edmund in the United States. That's more than enough Edmunds to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 67 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Edmund" was in 1923 with a total of 1,145 babies. (That's a lot of baby Edmunds)

According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Edmund" ranks #54 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 47 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1923. Across the entire United States a total of 1,145 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Edmund" mean? The list below shows the origins of Edmund as well as things modernly associated with the name Edmund such as celebrities named Edmund.

Origin and Meaning of Edmund

The name "Edmund" is of English origin, and it means "Rich protector". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Edmund Hillary

Edmund was born in 1919 as Edmund Percival Hillary in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Eddie Cahill

Eddie Cahill is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Eddie was born in 1978 as Edmund Patrick Cahill in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Eddie Irvine

Eddie Irvine is a f1 driver. Eddie was born in 1965 as Edmund Irvine, Jr. in Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Preston Sturges

Preston Sturges is a playwright, screenwriter, and film director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1928 to 1956. Preston was born in 1898 as Edmund Preston Biden in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Hoot Gibson

Hoot Gibson is an actor, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1910 to 1960. Hoot was born in 1892 as Edmund Richard Gibson in Tekamah, Nebraska, U.S.

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Edmund Lowe

Edmund Lowe is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1915 to 1960. Edmund was born in 1890 as Edmund Dantes Lowe in San Jose, California, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Edmund

Edmund Burke
Edmund Fitzgerald
Edmund Mcmillen
Edmund Burke School
Edmund Kemper
Edmund Optics
Edmund Pettus
Edmund Scientific

Alternative Meanings

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

Your name in reverse order is "Dnumde". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Udndem". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Edmund born Feb 19, 1925

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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