Ted - Meaning Of Ted, What Does Ted Mean?

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Ted Meaning


What does Ted mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 1914 in baby name popularity for boys with 73 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


Ted is a diminutive (nickname) of Edward.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ted Danson, Ted Williams, Ted Turner.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ted in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Ted Numerology page.

Ted Numerology
Ted in Hieroglyhics
Ted in Nautical Flags
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.

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