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What does Neddy mean?

Neddy Pronunciation of Neddy [ned-dy] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Neddy is "wealthy spear; wealthy friend". Neddy is a variant form of Edgar (Old English). Neddy is also a derivative of Edwin (Old English).

Associated with: old english, wealthy, spear (warrior), friend.


Neddy has 1 variant: Neddie.

5 more relations via Edgar, Edwin: Eddy, Ned, Ted, Teddie and Teddy.

Creative forms:
(male) Nedah, Nedy, ..

(female) Neddi, Neddia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Neddy Khristian (N.K.), ..

How popular is Neddy?

Neddy is an unusual first name for males. Neddy is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Neddy (outside Top 2000) are Eddy (#1433 in recent rankings), Edgar (#317), Edwin (#311), Ned, Ted, Teddie and Teddy (#1708). Usage of these relations of Neddy reached its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.67%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.13%, 81% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eddy, Edgar, Edwin, Ned, Ted in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Teddie, Teddy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Teddy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Addy, Buddy, Cuddy, Ferdy, Freddy, Laddy, Maddy, Nandy, Neely, Newsy, Paddy and Roddy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Neddy.

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