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Eddie Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Eddie is of English origin.

The meaning of Eddie is "wealthy guardian".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 590 in baby name popularity for boys with 463 occurrences.  It ranked 13365 in popular baby names for girls with 7 occurrences. 

View the Eddie Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Eddie has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Eddie to other names.


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Eddie is a diminutive (nickname) of Edward.

Variants of the name Eddie include Eddy.

Other Tidbits

Eddie falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Eddie Murphy, Eddie Van Halen.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Eddie.

Just for fun, see the name Eddie 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 Eddie in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.