Meaning and name origin
Jed is a somewhat popular first name for males (#961 out of 1220, Top 79%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jed for boys. Jed reached its highest rank of #654 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jed and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jedidiah (#782), Jedediah and Jed. (2014 statistics).
Jed▼ is also pronounced similarly to Jade▼, Joed, Jud, Judd and Jude▲. Other suggested 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 commonly used than Jed.