Edgar

A royal name for a 10th century Anglo-Saxon king given the nickname "the Peaceable," who was later revered as a saint. Frequently used in England after the Norman Conquest. Best-known for Edgar Allan Poe, the 19th century author and poet of mystery and suspense. A literary name for a Shakespearean character in the play, "King Lear." Up and down in popularity. , Great spearman.

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Edgar Laprade (Hockey Hall of Famer)
J. Edgar Hoover (FBI director)
Edgar Rice Burroughs (author)
Edgar Degas (French artist)
Edgar Allan Poe (poet, short story writer)
Edgar Bergen (ventriloquist)
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