- 1743-1823; Eng. inventor, esp. of the power loom
- 1740-1824; Eng. political reformer: brother of Edmund
- 1606-87; Eng. poet
- (born Thomas Wright Waller) 1904-43; U.S. jazz pianist & composer
a masculine name: dim. Ed, Ned
Origin of EdmundOld English Eadmund ; from ead (see Edgar) + mund, hand, protection: see manual
- A male given name, borne by early English kings and saints.
From Old English Eadmund, from ēad (“prosperity”) + mund (“protection”).