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Ed Meaning


What does Ed mean?

The name Ed is of English origin.

The meaning of Ed is "wealthy guardian".

Ed is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 2 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Ed.

The Given Name Ed

Ed is a diminutive of Edward. See Edward for further details.

Ed is quite a fearless name and a welcome find.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Ed falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ed Asner, Ed Begley, and Ed Belfour.

Ed Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 7,207 in baby name popularity for boys with 11 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 9,947 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Ed sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Ed Name Popularity Page.

Ed Related Names

Ed is a diminutive of Edward.

Famous Eds

  • Ed Asner ~ Actor
  • Ed Begley ~ Actor
  • Ed Belfour ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Ed de Goeij ~ Soccer Player
  • Ed Delahanty ~ Baseball Player
  • Ed Flanders ~ Actor
  • Ed Harris ~ Actor
  • Ed Healey ~ Football Player
  • Ed Helms ~ Actor
  • Ed Macauley ~ Basketball Player
  • Ed O'Neill ~ Actor
  • Ed Reynolds ~ Football Player
  • Ed Speleers ~ Actor
  • Ed Wachter ~ Basketball Player
  • Ed Walsh ~ Baseball Player
  • Ed Westwick ~ Actor
  • Ed Wynn ~ Actor

Ed Numerology

What will your new littleEd be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Ed are often specific and pushy but most of all they are read more >>

Ed Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ed in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ed.

Just for fun, see the name Ed in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ed in Nautical Flags page.