Meaning and name origin
Ned is a somewhat popular first name for males (#624 out of 1220, Top 51%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#16804 out of 88799, Top 19%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ned for boys. Ned reached its highest rank of #304 in the U.S. in 1890-1899 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ned and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Edward (#160), Edwin (#297), Edgar (#300), Ned and Edmund. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).