Ed - Meaning of Ed

What does Ed mean?

[ 1 syll. ed ] The baby boy name Ed is pronounced as ehD †. Ed is used predominantly in the English and Polish languages, and its origin is Old English and English.

Ed is a contraction (English) of the name Edgar (English, French, German, and Polish).

Ed is also a variation of the name Edison (English).

Ed is also a contraction (English) of the name Edmund (English, German, and Polish).

Ed is also a contraction of the name Edric (English).

Ed is also a contraction of the name Edward (English and Polish).

Ed is also a contraction (English) of the name Edwin (English and German).

Variants of Ed include the diminutive forms Eddie (English) and Eddy (English).

See also the related categories, english and polish.

Ed is uncommon as a baby name for boys. In 1900, 0.183% of baby boys were given the name Ed. It ranked at #87 then. The baby name has since experienced a marked loss in popularity, and is currently of very modest use. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Ed, Edward was the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Ed include Edd, Ethe, Etow, Etowe, Aed, Aid, Eddie, Eddiss, Eddy, Eddyss, Ede, Edet, Edete, Edett, Edwey, Edwi, Edwie, Edwy, Etai, and Etu.

† Pronunciation for Ed: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

Which Famous Persons bear the name Ed?

Details of famous persons named Ed:
Actor Ed Asner, born 15 November 1929, Kansas City, Kansas.
Actor Ed Begley, born Edward James Begley, March 25, 1901 - April 28, 1970, Hartford, Connecticut.
Author Ed McBain, born Salvatore Albert Lombino, October 15, 1926 - July 6, 2005), New York City, New York.
Fictional Character Mister Ed, born 1961.
Journalist Ed Bradley, born 22 June 1941 - 9 November 2006, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
TV Personality Ed McMahon, born 6 March 1923, Detroit, Michigan.

Meaning of Ed Meaning of Eddie Meaning of Eddy Meaning of Edgar Meaning of Edmund Meaning of Edric Meaning of Edward Meaning of Edwin Meaning of Edison
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