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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #326 most popular

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13k Eddy (English)

What does the name "Eddie" mean?

Eddie (English): Short form of names beginning with Ed

The name "Eddie" is of English origin and it means "Short form of names beginning with Ed". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

E is for endear, all those you touch.

Your name in reverse order is "Eidde". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eiedd". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Eddie" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Eddie? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 223,873 babies born with the name Eddie in the United States. That's more than enough Eddies to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 141 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Eddie" was in 1947 with a total of 4,455 babies. (That's a lot of baby Eddies)

According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Eddie" is not a popular baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1989. Across the entire United States a total of 1,224 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Eddie popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Eddie in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Eddie

Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne is an actor and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. Eddie was born in 1982 as Edward John David Redmayne in London, England.


Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1980 to present. Eddie was born in 1961 as Edward Regan Murphy in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Eddie Vedder

Eddie Vedder is a musician with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. Eddie was born in 1964 as Edward Louis Severson III in Evanston, Illinois, United States.


Eddie Guerrero

Eddie Guerrero is a professional wrestler. Eddie was born in 1967 as Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes in El Paso, Texas, U.S.


Eddie Cibrian

Eddie Cibrian is an actor. Eddie was born in 1973 as Edward Carl Cibrian in Burbank, California, United States.


Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1982 to present. Eddie was born in 1962 as Edward John Izzard in Colony of Aden.


Past life for Eddie born Feb 9, 1937

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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