Origen: Normando. Edgar es de orígen anglosajon, del nombre personal antiguo Eadgar, que es en cambio derivado de los elementos del inglés antiguo "ead," significando la prosperidad y de "gar," o spear -lanza-. The name Edgar is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from the baptismal name for the son of Edgar. Baptismal names are a form of patronymic surnames, which come from the vernacular and religious naming traditions. In this case, the bearer of the surname Edgar took his name from his father's given name, Edgar. First found in Berwickshire where they were seated from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Variantes: Edgar, Edgair, Eger, Eager, Edzer y otros.
|Robert Edgar & Ann Keys y Law ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )|