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Boy Names Ending with -ed

Ed ending baby names and what they mean, with 82 results. -ed names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in the 1880s (USAGE OF 2.2%) and are now significantly less conventional (USAGE 0.2%, 89% LESS), with names such as Jed becoming somewhat outmoded. The trendier baby names among these are Creed (#962), Mohamed (#454), Ahmed (#534), Mohammed (#627) and Reed (#375), while Wied (TOP 24%) and Melamed (15%) are familiar -ed surnames.

-ed names

Aed - Evered | Fahed - Jared | Jed - Reed | Reed - Yazeed | Zared - Zed

Aed - Evered

Traditional form of the Irish name .. Not Top 2000 name.

Ahmed and variants

Ahmed, var. Amed, Achmed
Stems fr. Arabic word. "Highly praised or one who constantly thanks God." Ahmed, Amed (compare Apted, Abed) are common -ed suffix last names.

Aldred and variants

Aldred1, var. Elldred, Eldred1, Ealdraed, Alldred
From Old English language. "Old counsel." Aldred (TOP 14%) and Eldred (5%) appear frequently as last names.

Root fr. Welsh. "Child." Unique as a birth name.

Alfred and variants

Alfred, var. Fred, Elfred, Ailfred, Ahlfred
Origin fr. Old English element. "Elf or magical counsel." Ahlfred, Ailfred and Elfred are more unusual as baby names among the variant forms of Alfred.

Alured, var. Ailured
From Latin language. Variant of Alfred. Alured and Ailured are uncommon men's names.

Var. of Amjad. Source fr. Arabic element. "Greater glory." Unconventional. Amjed is not listed in the US Demographics.

.. Possibly an occupational name to do .. Breed, like the similar Freed, exists more often as a last name.

Form of Cedric. Based on Old English. "Kind and loved." Ced is uncommon as a children's name. See also Cade.


Based on English, Latin elements. "Belief; guiding principle; I believe." Creed is unconventional as a male name, registering frequently (TOP 4%) as a last name. See also Caerd.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ed names: Ahmed, Alfred, Creed, Ed, Eldred

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ed names: Fred, Ned, Ted

Edward and variants

Ted1, Ned1, Ed1
Var. of Edward. Based on Old English. "Wealthy guard." Ned (TOP 13%), Ed (44%) and Ted (44%) are found often as surnames.

Ted2, Ned2, Ed2
Var. of Edwin. Stems fr. Old English. "Wealthy friend." Ed (UPPER 31%), Ned (51%) and Ted (20%) are frequently occurring as male names.

Ted3, Ned3, Ed3
Var. of Edgar. From Old English language. "Wealthy spear." Ed, Ned and Ted have trended downward in popularity as children's names circa 1880-1889.

Ted4, Ned4, Ed4
Var. of Edmund. Origin fr. Old English language. "Wealthy protector." Ed, Ned and Ted are more common as children's names compared to other versions.


Nickname for Edgar, Edmund, Edward and .. Less used today. Ed last appeared in the 1980s in the Top 2000.

Stems fr. Old English element. "Wealthy counsel." Uncommon. Edred is not listed in the US Demographics.

Eldred2, var. Aldred2
Root fr. Old English element. "Old counsel." Usage of Eldred as a birth name has decreased circa the 1910s.

Ethelred, var. Aethelred
Based on Old English word. "Noble counsel." Outside Top 2000.

Form of Everard. Stems fr. Old German, Old English elements. "Brave, strong boar." Evered, like the similar-sounding Evert, occurs more usually as a last name.

Form of Everett. Derivative of Old German, Old English languages. "Brave, strong boar." A seldom-used birth name, Evered is used more conventionally as a last name. See also Everado.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ed names for boys.

1. Aed - Evered
Aed, Ahmed [Amed, Achmed], Aldred [Eldred, Elldred, ..], Aled, Alfred [Fred, Elfred, ..], Alured [Ailured], Amjad [Amjed], Breed, Cedric [Ced], Creed, Edward [Ted, Ned, ..], Edwin [Ted, Ned, ..], Edgar [Ted, Ned, ..], Edmund [Ted, Ned, ..], Ed, Edred, Eldred [Aldred], Ethelred [Aethelred], Everard [Evered], Everett [Evered]

Fahd [Fahed], Farid [Fareed], Fred, Frederick [Fred], Freed [Fried], Garrad [Gerred, Garred, ..], Ged, Gerald [Ged], Gerard [Ged, Jared], Godfrey [Godfried, Gottfried], Jeffrey [Gottfried], Hamid [Hameed, Haamed], Halstead [Halsted, Hallsted], Hesed, Humphrey [Humfried], Jared [Jered, Jerred, ..], Jarrod [Jared, Jarred], Garret [Jared], Jerrod [Jared, Jerred], Jordan [Jerred, Jarred, ..]

Jed, Jedidiah [Jed], Joed, Khalid [Khaled], Majid [Majed, Majeed], Manfred [Mannfred, Manfried], Mead [Meed], Meged, Modred [Moordred], Muhammad [Muhammed, Mohammed, ..], Mosaed, Naveed, Ned, Obadiah [Oved, Obed], Ohad [Ohed], Osred, Ottfried, Oved [Obed], Rashid [Rasheed], Read [Reed]

Reed, Reid [Reed], Renfred, Said [Saeed], Sayid [Syed, Sayeed], Siegfried [Sygfried, Sigfried, ..], Somerley [Somerled], Speed, Steed, Tancred, Theodoric [Ted], Theodore [Ted], Theobald [Ted], Ted, Umed, Walid [Waleed], Walfred [Walfried], Wilfred [Willfred, Willfried, ..], Winsted, Yazid [Yazeed]

Zared, Zedekiah [Zed]

Usage comparison for -ed names