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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #1751 most popular

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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 neatness, your orderly way.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

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 "Ned". 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 "Ned" in the U.S.?


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 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ned" is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1957. Across the entire United States a total of only 259 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 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 their career being from 1956 to present. Ned was born in 1937 as Ned Thomas Beatty in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.


Ned Bellamy

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


Past life for Ned born Oct 11, 2011

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 Korea approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.