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pinWhat does Jed mean?

Jed /jed/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jed is "beloved of the Lord". Short form of Jedidiah. Has a certain rustic aura due to the character Jed Clampitt on the popular TV show "The Beverly Hillbillies".


pinVariations

Jed has 2 variants: Jedd and Jedediah.

Jed has 1 more different relation via Jedidiah: Jedadiah.

Kreatif forms: Jeddah, Jeddi, Jeddiah. [more]

pinHow popular is Jed?

Jed is a somewhat popular first name for males (#961 out of 1220, Top 79%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jed for boys. Jed was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #654 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Popular related forms of Jed are Jedidiah (#782 2 years ago) and Jedediah. Adoption of these forms of Jed was at its highest during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.2023%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.0727%, 64.1%). Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Jed and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jed, Jedediah, Jedidiah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jed and related baby names outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Jed is alike in pronunciation to Jade, Joed, Jud, Judd and Jude. Other recommended similar baby names are Aed, Ced, Ged, Jada, Je-, Jeb, Jeh, Jem, Jet, Jeth, Jett, Jodi, Jody, Ned, Ted and Zed. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jed.

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