[ 2 syll. ed-die, edd-ie ] The baby boy name Eddie is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is EH-Diy- †. Eddie is largely used in the English language, and its origin is Old English and English.
Eddie is a classic favorite. Currently it is still somewhat popular as a baby name for boys, though not to the extent it was previously. At the modest height of its usage in 1910, 0.284% of baby boys were given the name Eddie. It ranked at #59 then. The baby name has since experienced a substantial loss in popularity, and is now of occasional use. In 2018, its usage was only 0.017% and its ranking #725. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Eddie, Edward was the most commonly used. In 2018, it was used 7 times more than Eddie. Eddie has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century. In 1958, the name Eddie was given to 29 times as many baby boys than girls.
† Pronunciation for Eddie: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
Details of famous persons named Eddie:
Comedian Eddie Murphy, born 3 April 1961, Brooklyn, New York.
Comedian Eddie Cantor, born Israel Iskowitz, January 31, 1892 - October 10, 1964, New York City, New York.