- 1749-1823; Eng. physician: introduced vaccination
- 1815-98; Eng. physician
Origin of EdwardOld English Eadweard ; from ead (see Edgar) + weard, guardian, protector (see ward): hence, wealthy (or fortunate) guardian
Known as “the Confessor.” 1003?–1066.
Prince of Wales. Known as “the Black Prince.” 1330–1376.
- A male given name.
From Old English Ēadweard, from eād (“rich”) + weard (“guard”).