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Ted Meaning


What does Ted mean?

The name Ted is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Ted is "gift of G-d".

Ted is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Ted.

The Given Name Ted

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

Ted is a sweet and stylish name.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ted Danson, Ted Hendricks, and Ted Kennedy.

Ted Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,601 in baby name popularity for boys with 49 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,335 in baby name popularity for boys with 56 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Ted Related Names

Ted is a diminutive of Edward.

Famous Teds

  • Ted Danson ~ Actor
  • Ted Hendricks ~ Football Player
  • Ted Kennedy ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Ted Ligety ~ Skier
  • Ted Lindsay ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Ted Lyons ~ Baseball Player
  • Ted Tonks ~ Harry Potter character
  • Ted Turner ~ Business Mogul
  • Ted Williams ~ Baseball Player

Ted Numerology

What will your new littleTed 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 Ted are often guarded and frail but most of all they are read more >>

Ted Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ted.

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