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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 Christopher "Ed" Sheeran, English singer-songwriter
Edward Jack Peter "Ed" Westwick, English actor and musician
Edward Samuel "Ed" Miliband, British Labor Party politician
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
Edward Andrew "Ed" Schultz, American television host
Edmund Christopher "Ed" Joyce, Irish cricketer
Edward Cathal "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"