The name Eddie is a boy's name meaning "wealthy". Eddie is ranked #693 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Wealth and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That? (Boys)".
From the experts:
Most parents today call their Edwards Edward -- and we tend to think that's the right call. But it's worth noting that Eddie has been in the Top 1000 every year since records began in 1880; indeed, it was a mainstay on the Top 100 through the 1950s.