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Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 1 (Ranked #13268).

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 excite, your spirit is catching!

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

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

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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 1947 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ned" is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1947. Across the entire United States a total of only 313 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 south west? 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 Jan 23, 1980

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 Central Africa approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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

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