50+ Baby Names That Mean Fame And Fortune
The meaning of this baby name derives from actually two elements of the Old English language: ‘ead,’ meaning ‘riches,’ and ‘mund,’ which means ‘protection.’ Together, the name means ‘guardian of prosperity’ or ‘rich protector.’ On the lists of U.S. births, this male baby name ranks #924 according to the site babynames.com. A long time ago this first name was a more popular surname, but it seems to be taking over. This handsome name makes for a cool middle name as well if you’ve decided already on a first name.
If you like it as a first name, you can call your son little Ed, Eddie, or even E. So many nicknames to choose from for your little wealthy protector!