The name Edgar ranked 165th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 209th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
This name is highly rated in the 1990 U.S. Census popularity survey of all ages, but after 1960 does not appear in the state data listing the most popular baby names.
Son of Malcolm III; died in his early thirties and was succeeded by his brother, Alexander I (see list of Scottish Monarchs)
Edgar (born 944, died 975)
King of England, 959-975.
Called ''''The Peaceful,'''' he allowed the Danes in the north a degree of self rule, pacified Northumbria, and ceded Lothia to Kenneth of Scotland to obtain his good will (see list of British Monarchs)