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Gender: M Meaning of Ed: "wealthy" Origin of Ed: Diminutive of Edward et al

The most minimalist of names, Ed is decidedly out -- though that usually means it's due to swing back in. More stylish these days: Ned or even Ted.

Famous People Named Ed

Edward Vincent "Ed" Sullivan, American TV host
Edward Allen "Ed" Harris, American actor
Edward James "Ed" Begley, Sr., American actor
Edward James "Ed" Begley, Jr., American actor
Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran, English singer-songwriter
Edward Parker "Ed" Helms, American actor/comedian
Edward Jack Peter "Ed" Westwick, English actor and musician
Edward Davis "Ed" Wood, Jr., American film director
Edward Samuel "Ed" Miliband, British Labor Party politician
Ed Lee "Too Tall" Jones, American NFL football player
Edward Leonard "Ed" O'Neill, American actor
Edward John "Ed" O'Brien, English musician
Ed Wynn, (born Isaiah Edwin Leopold), American actor and comedian
Ed Ames, (born Edmund Dantes Urick), American singer and actor
Ed McBain, pen name of Evan Hunter (born Salvatore Albert Lombino), American crime novelist
Edward Andrew "Ed" Schultz, American television host
Edgar Eugene "Ed" Roland, Jr., American lead singer of band Collective Soul
Edmund Christopher "Ed" Joyce, Irish cricketer
Edward Cathal "Ed" Byrne, Irish comedian
Edward "Ed" Swiderski, American reality TV personality ("The Bachelorette")
Don Ed Hardy, American tattoo artist; founder of the Ed Hardy fashion label

Pop Culture References for the name Ed

Edward "Ed" Jeremy Stevens, main character on TV's "Ed"
Edward "Ed" Pekurny, main character in movie "EdTV"
"Ed," 1996 movie and its title character, a chimpanzee
"Mr. Ed," TV series about a talking horse
"Get Ed," computer animated series and its title character
Ed, main character in the movie "Good Burger"
Ed, member of the "Ed and Larry" duo on TV's "The West Wing"
Ed Slaterton, a main character in "Why We Broke Up" by Daniel Handler
"Ed, Edd & Eddy," animated TV series
Ed Harlow, character on TV's "NewsRadio"
Ed Clabes, from the movie "Pushing Tin"
Ed Newman, from the Australian TV show "SLiDE"
Ed Chigliak, character from TV series "Northern Exposure"
Ed Lee, character on Australian soap "Neighbours"
Ed, character on TV's "Breaking Bad"
Ed, hyena in Disney's "The Lion King"
Ed, from the TV series "Flashpoint"