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Popularity
17k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ned

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • #1751 All Time
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How popular is the name "Ned" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188033033
188118018
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188424024
188526026
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19202840284
19212880288
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19232780278
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19282990299
19292830283
19302590259
19312595254
19322610261
19332410241
19342660266
19352550255
19362660266
19372890289
19382980298
19393180318
19402820282
19412790279
19422730273
19432820282
19442650265
19452560256
19462800280
19473130313
19482850285
19492730273
19502780278
19512970297
19522680268
19532630263
19542600260
19552660266
19562550255
19572590259
19582270227
19592200220
19602210221
19611970197
19621950195
19631880188
19641470147
19651280128
19661280128
196798098
19681130113
19691200120
197098098
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197581081
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197772072
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197974074
198073073
198168068
198261061
198351051
198446046
198551051
198637037
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198842042
198947047
199048048
199134034
199237037
199339039
199422022
199528028
199615015
199723023
199817017
199918018
200015015
200119019
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200318018
200423023
200527027
200616016
200716016
200812012
200911011
201011011
201116016
201212012
201314014
201411011

Want to know about the populiarty of Ned? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,175 babies born with the name Ned in the United States. That's more than enough Neds to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 33 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ned" was in 1939 with a total of 318 babies.

According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ned" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 6 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1923. Across the entire United States a total of 278 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Ned" mean?

Ned (English): Diminutive form of names beginning with Ed-

The name "Ned" is of English origin and it means "Diminutive form of names beginning with Ed-". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 20 other names that are similar to this one.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for extra, those little things you do!

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Den". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Edn". 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.

Where is the name Ned popular?



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

Celebrities named Ned

Ned Beatty

Ned Beatty is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1956 to present. Ned was born in 1937 as Ned Thomas Beatty in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.

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Ned Bellamy

Ned Bellamy is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1979 to present. Ned was born in 1960 in Dayton, Ohio, United States.

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Past life for Ned born Nov 14, 1938

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 Turkey approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Ned

Name poster for Ned(click to save the high quality version)

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