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Jed - Meaning of Jed

What does Jed mean?

Meaning of the name JedJedidiahJeddJediJeddyJededishJedidiyahJedadiaJebediahYedidyaJedediyahJedadiahYedidiahJedidiaJedadiyahJedediyaJedidiyaJedediahJeddediahDidiJedediaJedadiya

[ 1 syll. jed, je-d ] The baby boy name Jed is pronounced as JHehD †. Jed is used chiefly in English, and it is derived from Arabic and Hebrew origins. From Arabic roots, its meaning is the hand.

In addition, Jed is a contracted form of the name Jedidiah (English).

The name Jeddy (English) and the name Jedi are variants of Jed.

Jedd (English spelling variant) is another form of the name.

See also the related categories, hebrew and arabic.

Jed is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1978, 0.017% of baby boys were named Jed. Its ranking then was #482. The baby name has since suffered a steep fall in popularity, and is today of sporadic use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly related to Jed, Jedidiah was the most regularly used.

Baby names that sound like Jed include Jaed, Jaede, Jedd, Jad, Jade, Jaid, Jaide, Jayd, Jeet, Jet, Jete, Jeth, Jethe, Jett, Jette, Joed, Jost, Jud, Judd, and Jude.

† Pronunciation for Jed: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"


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