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The name Edgar is of Old English origin, and means spear of wealth.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Edgar has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Edgar
Use of the Name Edgar for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
129,749 62,330 45,015 22,160 11,300 4,664 2,354
The table below indicates the number of times the name Edgar has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Edgar
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880612838565
188151312  
188258308  
188358293  
188464290  
188560303  
188661309  
188764266  
188865320  
188960322  
189061338  
189164277  
189267303  
189363311  
189464313  
189564323  
189668306  
189769278  
189872285  
189980249  
190071374  
190171271  
190276307  
190382259  
190480299  
190578315  
190679301  
190781320  
190876360  
190986347  
191080441  
191183485  
191284947  
1913871,086  
1914871,355  
1915851,896  
1916881,875  
1917881,922  
1918892,091  
1919891,983  
1920892,023  
1921902,022  
1922931,912  
1923941,901  
1924961,874  
1925961,810  
19261091,671  
19271061,728  
19281151,587  
19291151,488  
19301191,528  
19311241,368  
19321351,305  
19331351,181  
19341371,148  
19351381,143  
19361451,061  
19371431,071  
19381571,029  
19391581,006  
1940164979  
1941167982  
19421611,060  
19431681,072  
1944173970  
1945180866  
1946192912  
19471941,047  
1948201971  
1949212914  
1950209937  
1951212931  
1952224895  
1953223899  
1954234905  
1955233930  
1956247851  
1957271774  
1958280751  
1959287749  
1960294716  
1961295688  
1962292699  
1963307651  
1964293718  
1965310600  
1966308586  
1967302590  
1968306599  
1969301635  
1970303663  
1971295673  
1972291632  
1973298596  
1974285654  
1975271711  
1976284660  
1977275706  
1978283685  
1979264798  
1980252882  
1981240932  
1982263830  
1983245896  
1984258833  
1985256883  
19862301,016  
19871701,594  
19881731,614  
19891472,092  
19901432,198  
19911422,256  
19921492,193  
19931482,254  
19941472,382  
19951522,318  
19961482,356  
19971612,111  
19981672,046  
19991742,029  
20001772,071  
20011602,372  
20021752,193  
20031712,310  
20041702,354  
Totals:  129,749 5

During the last 125 years, parents have used Edgar as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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