Edmund is a boy name and means wealthy protector. It is a English name and its pronunciation is \e-dmu-nd, ed-mund\. Other similar names and variants include: Aimon, Eadmund, Eamon, Eamonn, Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edmon, Edmond, Edmonde, Edmondo, Edmundo, Ned, Neddie, Odon, Ted, Teddy. Edmund is a very popular first name for men (#387 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#25644 out of 88799).
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Edmund Breese
Edmund Breese
  • No. of movies: 24

The Haunted House

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Larry Kent, Thelma Todd, Edmund Breese, Sidney Bracey


Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Monte Blue, H.B. Warner, Lois Wilson, Edmund Breese

The Speed Spook

Directed by: Charles Hines

Starring: Johnny Hines, Faire Binney, Edmund Breese, Warner Richmond

The Weakness of Strength

Directed by: Harry Revier

Starring: Edmund Breese, Clifford Bruce, Ormi Hawley, Evelyn Brent

Edmund Purdom
Edmund Purdom

Born on December 19, 1926

  • Age: 95
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 21

Horror Safari

Directed by: Alan Birkinshaw

Starring: Stuart Whitman, Edmund Purdom, Woody Strode, Harold Sakata

Contest Girl

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Ian Hendry, Janette Scott, Ronald Fraser, Edmund Purdom

Agguato a Tangeri

Directed by: Riccardo Freda, Jorge Grau

Starring: Edmund Purdom, Geneviève Page, Gino Cervi, José Guardiola

Strange Intruder

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Edmund Purdom, Ida Lupino, Mimi Gibson, Eric Anderson

Edmund Burns
Edmund Burns
  • No. of movies: 21

The Manicure Girl

Directed by: Frank Tuttle

Starring: Bebe Daniels, Edmund Burns, Dorothy Cumming, Hale Hamilton

The Humming Bird

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Edmund Burns, William Ricciardi, Cesare Gravina

Hell's Highroad

Directed by: Rupert Julian

Starring: Leatrice Joy, Edmund Burns, Robert Edeson, Julia Faye

Forlorn River

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Jack Holt, Raymond Hatton, Arlette Marchal, Edmund Burns

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Famous directors named Edmund and their movies

Edmund Goulding
Edmund Goulding
  • No. of movies: 38
That Certain Woman

That Certain Woman

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

The Devil's Holiday

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Nancy Carroll, Phillips Holmes, James Kirkwood, Hobart Bosworth

The Night Angel

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Nancy Carroll, Fredric March, Phoebe Foster, Alison Skipworth

The Flame Within

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Ann Harding, Herbert Marshall, Maureen O'Sullivan, Louis Hayward

Edmund Mortimer
Edmund Mortimer

Born on November 06, 1391

  • Age: 630
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 15

A Society Sensation

Directed by: Edmund Mortimer, Paul Powell

Starring: Carmel Myers, Rudolph Valentino, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Alfred Allen

The Arizona Romeo

Directed by: Edmund Mortimer

Starring: Buck Jones, Lucy Fox, Bud Geary, Thomas R. Mills

The County Fair

Directed by: Edmund Mortimer, Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Helen Jerome Eddy, David Butler, Edythe Chapman, William V. Mong

Prairie Pirate

Prairie Pirate

Directed by: Edmund Mortimer

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Famous writers named Edmund and their books

Edmund Morris
Edmund Morris
  • No. of books: 8



The only biography ever authorized by a sitting President--yet written with complete interpretive freedom--Dutch is as revolutionary in method as it is formidable in scholarship.

Colonel Roosevelt

Colonel Roosevelt


This biography by Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Rex, marks the completion of a trilogy sure to stand

Theodore Rex

Theodore Rex


Theodore Rex is the story—never fully told before—of Theodore Roosevelt’s two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, “TR” succeeded




Edmund A. Walsh
Edmund A. Walsh
  • No. of books: 6
Total Empire

Total Empire


This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

Edmund Morgan
Edmund Morgan

Born on January 17, 1916

  • Age: 106
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 1
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin


Benjamin Franklin is perhaps the most remarkable figure in American history: the greatest statesman of his age, he played a pivotal role in the formation of the American republic.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Edmund a popular name?

Over the years Edmund was most popular in 1914. According to the latest US census information Edmund ranks #305th while according to famousnames.vip Edmund ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Edmund?

According to the US census in 2018, 122 boys were born named Edmund, making Edmund the #1406th name more popular among boy names. In 1914 Edmund had the highest rank with 792 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Edmund?

Edmund is #1406th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Edmund more popular ?

The name Edmund was more popular in 1914 with 792 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Edmund

The last time a baby was named Edmund was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Edmund?

In 2020 there were 122 baby boys named Edmund.

Who is a famous person named Edmund?

There a several famous people named Edmund, for example actor Edmund Breese, director Edmund Goulding, actor Edmund Purdom.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Edmund?

A famous actor/actress named Edmund is Edmund Breese, starring in 4 movies, including The Haunted House and Conquest.

Who is a famous director named Edmund?

A famous director named Edmund is Edmund Goulding, who directed 4 movies, including That Certain Woman and The Devil's Holiday.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Edmund?

There are 3 actors named Edmund including Edmund Breese and Edmund Purdom who appeared in movies such as The Haunted House and Horror Safari.

How many famous directors are named Edmund?

There are 2 directors named Edmund including Edmund Goulding and Edmund Mortimer who directed movies such as That Certain Woman and A Society Sensation.

How many famous writers are named Edmund?

There are 4 writers named Edmund including Edmund Morris and Edmund Wilson who wrote books such as Dutch and The Scrolls From The Dead Sea.