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Gender: Male Origin of Ledger: English surname Ledger's Popularity in 2017: #973

The name Ledger is a boy's name of English origin. Ledger is ranked #973 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Celebrity Surnames as Firsts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name your 9 Kids: Born on the 3rd".

From the experts:

Ledger, another surname-turned-first name, carries associations of the great and late Australian actor Heath Ledger. It appeared on the US Top 1000 for the first time in 2017, perhaps bolstered by the potential of Lej and Edge as nicknames.

Ledger is also the main character in Ingrid Law's novel Scumble.

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Famous People Named Ledger

Pop Culture References for the name Ledger

Ledger, character in Sally Green's "Half Lost"


SouthernPeach Says:


I love Ingrid Law <3!!!

Mamakrouse Says:


We are naming out little boy Ledger! It may not be everyone's cup of tea but you can't please everyone.

Tiera H. Says:


A friend of my mother's just named her DAUGHTER this. I didn't even think of the actor until I looked the name up, To me it's like naming your child "Checkbook", though it's less awful on a boy than a girl.

Josie1497 Says:


I love this name! I know a little boy who was named this and everyone who heard it commented on what a great name it was!