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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 endear, all those you touch.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Your name in reverse order is "Eidde". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Didee". 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 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Eddie" is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 19 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of 1,106 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 north east? 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 Jan 16, 1969

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 925. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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