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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ed"der
An adder or serpent.

Etymology: See Adder

noun Ed"der
Flexible wood worked into the top of hedge stakes, to bind them together.

Etymology: AS. edor hedge, fence; akin to etar

verb Ed"der
To bind the top interweaving edder; as, to edder a hedge.

From Old English edor (“hedge, fence”); akin to etar.

  1. Flexible wood worked into the top of hedge stakes, to bind them together.

See adder.

  1. An adder or snake.

From Middle English edre (“a vein, blood vessel”), Old English ǣdre (“a vein, artery; sinew”), from Proto-Indo-European *ēt-er- (“stomach, intestines”). Cognates include (from Germanic) Old Saxon -āðara (Dutch ader), Old High German ādra (German Ader), Old Norse æðr (Swedish åder); (from Indo-European) Ancient Greek ἦτορ (êtor, “heart”), Latin uterus, Old Irish inathar (“entrails”).

  1. (regional, rare or obsolete) A blood vessel.
    Roop, and I'll snithe your .

    Notable Persons Named Edder

    Edder Farías is a soccer player for the C.F. União, Caracas FC, Monagas Sport Club, and Venezuela national football team. Edder was born on April 12th, 1988 in Maturín, Venezuela.


    Edder Delgado is a soccer player for the Real C.D. España, Honduras national under-23 football team, and Honduras national football team. Edder was born on November 20th, 1986 in San Manuel, Cortés.


    Edder Vaca is an athlete for the Barcelona Sporting Club, Club Deportivo El Nacional, Rocafuerte Fútbol Club, Club Sport Emelec, Deportivo Azogues, Deportivo Quito, LDU Quito, Independiente del Valle, LDU Portoviejo, LDU Loja, Centro Deportivo Olmedo, Mushuc Runa Sporting Club, and Ecuad. Edder was born on December 25th, 1985 in Guayaquil.


    Edder Pérez is a soccer player for the Caracas FC, C.S. Marítimo, Yaracuyanos FC, Portuguesa FC, and Venezuela national football team. Edder was born on July 3rd, 1983 in San Felipe, Yaracuy.


    Edder Nelson is a soccer player for the Municipal Pérez Zeledón, Deportivo Saprissa, Puntarenas F.C., FK Senica, C.S. Cartaginés, Limón F.C., Club Sport Herediano, and Costa Rica national football team. Edder was born on June 26th, 1986 in Limón.


    Edder Monguio is a sports team member for the Santos de Guápiles.


    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Edder U.S.
      White 96.52% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Edder

    People with the last name Edder are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Edder

    • How Popular is the name Edder? Edder is the 21,364th most popular name of all time. As a last name Edder was the 144,141st most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Edder have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 310 babies born with the first name Edder in the United States. That's more than enough people named Edder to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Edder? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Edder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Edder is Monday, June 14th, 1880.
    • What year had the most people named Edder born? The highest recorded use of the first name Edder was in 1993 with a total of 19 babies.
    • Random Edder Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Edder is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2000.
    • Weird things about the name Edder: Your name in reverse order is Redde. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reded. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Edder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 115 people with the last name Edder.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Edder? Edder is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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