Meaning and Name Origin
Ned▼ has 38 alternative forms via Edmund, Edward: Duarte, Eadbhard, Eadmund, Eadward, Eamon, Eamonn, Ed▼, Eddie▼, Eddy▼, Edik, Edison▲, Edmon, Edmond▼, Edmonde, Edmondine, Edmondo, Edmundo, Edmwnd, Edoardo, Edouard, Eduard, Eduarde, Eduardo▲, Edvard, Edvardas, Edwardo▼, Edwards, Eideard, Ekewaka, Eudard, Eumann, Ewart, Lalo, Neddie, Odon, Ted▼, Teddie and Teddy▼.
Ned is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#624 out of 1220, Top 51%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#16804 out of 88799, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Ned for boys. Ned reached its peak position of #304 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Ned and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Ned rated in the Top 1000 are Edward (#160 last year), Eduardo (#261), Edwin (#297), Edgar (#300), Eddie (#590), Edison (#690), Teddy, Ted, Edmund, Eddy, Edmond, Ed and Edwardo. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during 1940-1949 and are now much less widespread, with versions such as Eddie, Edwin, Edgar, Ned and Teddy becoming somewhat dated. Edison (#690) and Eduardo (#261) are two of the more fashionable baby names in this list, with Edison having a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)