Meaning and Name Origin
Jed▼ has 1 more different form via Jedidiah: Jedadiah.
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. during 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jed and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Jed listed in the Top 1000 are Jedidiah (#782 a year ago) and Jedediah. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1980-1989 and is somewhat lower today, with the form Jed becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.