What does Ned mean?
Associated with: wealthy.
(male) Need, Nerd, ..
(female) Neddi, Nete, ..
How popular is Ned?
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 (#19976 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Ned for boys. Ned reached its peak position of #304 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Edward (#160 from recent data), Edwin (#297), Edgar (#300), Edmund (#1099), Eddy (#1269), Teddy (#1978), Ted and Ed are the popular alternative forms of Ned. These forms of Ned reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 3.04%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.28%, down 91%), with versions such as Ned becoming somewhat dated.