What does Eddie mean?
Eddie /ed-die/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Eddie) is pronounced ED-ee. It is of English origin. Pet form of Ed, the nickname for Edgar, Edmund, Edward and Edwin.
Eddie▼ has 1 variant: Eddy▼.
Eddie has 1 feminine form: Edwina.Kreatif forms: Eddieeu, Edeu, Eldie. [more]
How popular is Eddie?
Eddie is a very prominent first name for men (#136 out of 1220, Top 11%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#18594 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Eddie for boys. Eddie reached its apex rank of #78 in the U.S. in the 1940s, and is at #590 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Eddie and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Eddie (#590 last year) are Ed, Edd, Eddy, Edgar (#300 last year), Edmund, Edvin, Edward (#160) and Edwin (#297). Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.7004%) and is now much lower (usage 0.2948%, ▼57.9%), with versions such as Eddie, Eddy, Edgar, Edmund and Edwin falling out of style. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)