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What does Ed mean?

Ed \ed\ as a boys' name. Nickname for Edgar, Edmund, Edward and Edwin.


Variations

Ed has 1 variant: Edd.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Eddie.

Ed has 49 more related variations via Edgar, Edmund, Edward, Edwin: Duarte, Eadbhard, Eadgar, Eadger, Eadmund, Eadward, Eadwinn, Eamon, Eamonn, Eddie, Eddy, Edgard, Edgardo, Edik, Edison, Edlin, Edmon, Edmond, Edmonde, Edmondine, Edmondo, Edmundo, Edmwnd, Edoardo, Edouard, Eduard, Eduarde, Eduardo, Eduino, Edvard, Edvardas, Edvin, Edwardo, Edwards, Edwyn, Eideard, Ekewaka, Eudard, Eumann, Ewart, Lalo, Ned, Neddie, Neddy, Odon, Ogier, Ted, Teddie and Teddy.


Popularity

Ed is a very popular first name for males (#373 out of 1220, Top 31%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#65668 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Ed for boys. Ed reached its highest rank of #62 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ed name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ed outside U.S.

Prominent related forms of Ed listed in the Top 1000 are Edd, Eddie (#590 last year), Eddy, Edgar (#300), Edgardo, Edison (#690), Edmond, Edmund, Eduardo (#261), Edvin, Edward (#160), Edwardo, Edwin (#297), Ned, Ted and Teddy. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5336%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2178%, down 59.2%), with forms like Eddie, Edgar, Edwin, Ned and Ted becoming somewhat outmoded. Edison (#690) and Eduardo (#261) are two of the more fashionable birth names among these, with Edison enjoying a rebound in usage. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Ed and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ed, Edd, Eddie, Eddy, Edgar, Edgardo, Edison, Edmond, Edmund, Eduardo in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Edward, Edwardo, Edwin, Ned, Ted, Teddy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eddie, Edvin, Edward, Teddy outside U.S.


Similar Names

Ed is pronounced similarly to Aad, Ad, Ade and Aed. Other suggested similar baby names are Eb, Ehud, Em, Ep and Ev. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ed.

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