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What does Tedd mean?

Tedd Pronunciation of Tedd [tedd] as a boys' name has the meaning "God's gift; wealthy guard". Tedd is a variant form of Ted (Greek, Old English): short variant of Theodore.

Associated with: gift, wealthy, guard (defender).


4 alternative forms via Ted: Teddey, Teddie, Teddy and Tedric.

Creative forms:
(male) Tedao, Tredd, ..

(female) Teddea, Tema, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tedd Zakai (T.Z.), ..

How popular is Tedd?

Tedd is an unusual first name for males. Tedd is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Tedd was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #1243 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tedd name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ted, Teddie and Teddy (#1708 in 2015) are the prominent related forms of Tedd ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Tedd were at the peak of their popularity during 1930-1939 (adoption of 0.1%) and have become significantly less popular since, with versions like Ted becoming less in vogue.

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

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

Similar Names

Tedd is alike in pronunciation to Tad, Tadd, Tod and Todd. Other suggested similar names are Budd, Edd, Fredd, Jedd, Judd, Kidd, Ladd, Radd, Redd, Rodd, Rudd, Tadi, Tedor, Temp, Teo, Teom, Tern, Teun, Tex, Teyo and Thad. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tedd.

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