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Gender: M Origin of Ted: Diminutive of Theodore or Edward Meaning of Edward: English, "wealthy guardian"

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Like Teddy, Ed, and Eddie, rarely used as an independent name.

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Famous People Named Ted

Ted Knight, American actor
Ted Shackelford, American actor
Ted Dwane, English bass player
Ted Cruz, American politician

Pop Culture References for the Name Ted

Ted Baxter, a main character from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" (played by Ted Knight)
Ted Moseby, from the show "How I Met Your Mother"
Ted "Teddy" Lupin, character from the Harry Potter series
Ted, smart-mouth teddy bear in 2012 movie of same name
TED Talks (according to, it's an acronym for Technology, Entertainment, Design)
Tayler Mark "Ted" Beene, from TV series Oliver Beene
Ted Gowans, back up guitarist and keyboard player for Canadian band Tegan and Sara
Ted Theodore Logan, from Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Ted Shaw, character from TV series "Defying Gravity"
Ted Hope, character from movie "White House Down"

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