Ned - Meaning of Ned

What does Ned mean?

[ 1 syll. ned, ne-d ] The baby boy name Ned is pronounced as NEHD †. Ned is used mostly in the English language and its language of origin is Old English.

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

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

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

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

Variants of Ned include the familiar forms Neddie (English) and Neddy (English).

See also the related category english.

Ned is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked in 1907 with 0.034% of baby boys being given the name Ned. It was #291 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a marked fall in frequency since then, and is currently used on a very modest scale. Among the family of boy names directly linked to Ned, Edward was the most commonly used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Ned include Nand, Nat, Nate, Nath, Natt, Newt, Newte, Nhat, Nhate, Nhatt, Nhatte, Night, Nithi, Ntai, Nuehad, Nuetau, Knight, Knud, Knute, and Knyght.

† Pronunciation for Ned: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

Meaning of Ned Meaning of Neddie Meaning of Neddy Meaning of Edgar Meaning of Edmund Meaning of Edward Meaning of Edwin
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