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Teddy - Meaning of Teddy

What does Teddy mean?

Meaning of the name TeddyTheodoreEdwardDerekEduardoEdwinEdgarTedEdmundTheodoric

[ 2 syll. ted-dy, te-ddy ] The baby boy name Teddy is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. It is pronounced as TEHD-iy- †. Teddy is used predominantly in the English language, and it is derived from Old English, Old Greek, and Gothic origins.

Teddy is a pet form (English) of the name Ted (English and Greek) as well as a pet form (English) of the name Edgar (English, French, German, and Polish).

Teddy is also a pet form (English) of the name Ted (English and Greek) as well as a pet form (English) of the name Edmund (English, German, and Polish).

Teddy is also a pet form (English) of the name Ted (English and Greek) as well as a pet form (English) of the name Edward (English and Polish).

Teddy is also a pet form (English) of the name Ted (English and Greek) as well as a pet form (English) of the name Edwin (English and German).

Teddy is also a pet form (English) of the name Ted (English and Greek) as well as a pet form (English) of the name Theodore (English, French, and Greek).

Teddy is also a pet form (English) of the name Ted (English and Greek) as well as a variant of the name Theodoric (English).

See also the related categories, greek and gothic.

Teddy is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked in 1933 with 0.046% of baby boys being given the name Teddy. Its ranking then was #239. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is currently of very modest use. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Teddy, Theodore was the most commonly used. Teddy has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Teddy include Teddie, Taddy, Tadee, Tadey, Tadi, Tadie, Tady, Taha, Tahee, Tahey, Taho, Tahoe, Tahu, Tahy, Taiyo, Taiyou, Tammo, Tanno, Tanny, and Tau.

† Pronunciation for Teddy: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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