Diminutive of Edward et al

Ed Origin and Meaning

The name Ed is a boy's name meaning "wealthy".

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.

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Famous People Named Ed

  • Edward Vincent "Ed" SullivanAmerican TV host
  • Edward Allen "Ed" HarrisAmerican actor
  • Edward James "Ed" Begley Sr.American actor
  • Edward James "Ed" Begley Jr.American actor
  • Edward Christopher "Ed" SheeranEnglish singer,songwriter
  • Edward Parker "Ed" HelmsAmerican actor/comedian
  • Edward Jack Peter "Ed" WestwickEnglish actor and musician
  • Edward Davis "Ed" Wood Jr.American film director
  • Edward Samuel "Ed" MilibandBritish Labor Party politician
  • Ed Lee "Too Tall" JonesAmerican NFL football player
  • Edward Leonard "Ed" O'NeillAmerican actor
  • Edward John "Ed" O'BrienEnglish musician
  • Ed Wynn(born Isaiah Edwin Leopold), American actor and comedian
  • Ed Ames(born Edmund Dantes Urick), American singer and actor
  • Ed McBainpen name of Evan Hunter (born Salvatore Albert Lombino), American crime novelist
  • Edward Andrew "Ed" SchultzAmerican television host
  • Edgar Eugene "Ed" Roland Jr.American lead singer of band Collective Soul
  • Edmund Christopher "Ed" JoyceIrish cricketer
  • Edward Cathal "Ed" ByrneIrish comedian
  • Edward "Ed" SwiderskiAmerican reality TV personality ("The Bachelorette")
  • Don Ed HardyAmerican tattoo artist; founder of the Ed Hardy fashion label
  • Ed HeckAmerican pop artist

Ed in Pop Culture

  • Edward "Ed" Jeremy Stevensmain character on TV's "Ed"
  • Edward "Ed" Pekurnymain 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
  • Edmain character in the movie "Good Burger"
  • Edmember of the "Ed and Larry" duo on TV's "The West Wing"
  • Ed Slatertona main character in "Why We Broke Up" by Daniel Handler
  • "EdEdd & Eddy," animated TV series
  • Ed Harlowcharacter on TV's "NewsRadio"
  • Ed Clabesfrom the movie "Pushing Tin"
  • Ed Newmanfrom the Australian TV show "SLiDE"
  • Ed Chigliakcharacter from TV series "Northern Exposure"
  • Ed Leecharacter on Australian soap "Neighbours"
  • Ed Dunkelcharacter from "On the Road"
  • Edcharacter on TV's "Breaking Bad"
  • Edhyena in Disney's "The Lion King"
  • Edfrom the TV series "Flashpoint"
  • Captain Ed Mercercharacter on TV's "The Orville"
  • Detective Edward "Ed" Greencharacter on TV show "Law and Order"