Edmund \e-dmu-nd, ed-mund\ as a boy's name is pronounced ED-mund. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Edmund is "wealthy protector". Name of a popular king and saint of East Anglia in the ninth century. Edmond is the French form. Astronomer Edmund Halley; poet Edmund Spenser; explorer Sir Edmund Hillary; Governor Edmund "Pat" Brown; Senator Edmund Muskie.
For more information, see also the related name Aimon.