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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 "Ed" Sheeran, English singer-songwriter
Edward "Ed" Westwick, English actor
Edward "Ed" Miliband, British Labour Party leader
Edward "Ed" O'Neill, American actor
Ed O'Brien, English musician of band Radiohead
Ed Wynn, American actor/comedian
Ed Ames, American pop singer
"Honest Ed" Mirvish, Canadian businessman
Ed Schultz, American TV host
Ed Joyce, Irish cricketer
Edward "Ed" Byrne, Irish Comedian

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
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- TV series "Flashpoint"

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