Gender: Male Origin of Jed: Diminutive of Jedidiah

The name Jed is a boy's name of Arabic origin. Jed and is often added to lists like Cool Cowboy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Cowboyish short form that's both macho and cool. Got prime time exposure on The West Wing.

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Pop Culture References for the name Jed

Jedidiah, Jedi, Jeddy, Jedd


Marlz81 Says:


I think this name is cute:)