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5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
299
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Edd

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  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Edd is of English origin and means "Gift of god".

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  1. A doctor's degree in education

Notable Persons Named Edd

Edd Gould was a voice acting, animator, and voice actor. His career lasted from 2003 to 2012. Edd was given the name Edward Duncan Ernest Gould on October 28th, 1988 in Isleworth. He breathed his last breath on March 25th, 2012.

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Edd China is an inventor, mechanic, presenter, invention, and television presenter. Edd was given the name Edward John China on May 9th, 1971.

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Edd Byrnes is an actor. He was most prominent from 1956 to 1999. Edd was given the name Edward Byrne Breitenberger on July 30th, 1933 in New York City.

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Edd Roush was a baseball player. Edd was born on May 8th, 1893 in Oakland City, Indiana. He died on March 21st, 1988.

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Edd the Duck is a fictional character.

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Edd Hall is an announcer, actor, and voice over artist. His ongoing career started in 1972. Edd was born on December 7th, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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How popular is the baby name Edd in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 52 0 52
1881 40 0 40
1882 63 0 63
1883 43 0 43
1884 50 0 50
1885 51 0 51
1886 62 0 62
1887 60 0 60
1888 68 0 68
1889 52 0 52
1890 62 0 62
1891 53 0 53
1892 65 0 65
1893 56 0 56
1894 60 0 60
1895 41 0 41
1896 39 0 39
1897 47 0 47
1898 46 0 46
1899 41 0 41
1900 61 0 61
1901 37 0 37
1902 48 0 48
1903 44 0 44
1904 37 0 37
1905 43 0 43
1906 49 0 49
1907 41 0 41
1908 47 0 47
1909 39 0 39
1910 33 0 33
1911 43 0 43
1912 63 0 63
1913 64 0 64
1914 92 0 92
1915 101 0 101
1916 106 0 106
1917 108 0 108
1918 115 0 115
1919 169 6 163
1920 120 0 120
1921 117 0 117
1922 126 0 126
1923 111 0 111
1924 92 0 92
1925 115 0 115
1926 100 0 100
1927 96 0 96
1928 79 0 79
1929 78 0 78
1930 112 7 105
1931 79 0 79
1932 76 0 76
1933 73 0 73
1934 87 0 87
1935 84 0 84
1936 51 0 51
1937 59 0 59
1938 59 0 59
1939 65 0 65
1940 66 0 66
1941 49 0 49
1942 49 0 49
1943 49 0 49
1944 62 0 62
1945 69 0 69
1946 73 0 73
1947 58 0 58
1948 55 0 55
1949 49 0 49
1950 42 0 42
1951 32 0 32
1952 28 0 28
1953 23 0 23
1954 35 0 35
1955 29 0 29
1956 31 0 31
1957 25 0 25
1958 41 0 41
1959 43 0 43
1960 30 0 30
1961 23 0 23
1962 22 0 22
1963 15 0 15
1964 17 0 17
1965 13 0 13
1966 23 0 23
1967 15 0 15
1968 14 0 14
1969 18 0 18
1970 14 0 14
1971 11 0 11
1972 9 0 9
1973 12 0 12
1974 11 0 11
1975 8 0 8
1976 8 0 8
1977 6 0 6
1978 6 0 6
1979 13 0 13
1980 9 0 9
1981 9 0 9
1982 12 0 12
1983 5 0 5
1984 11 0 11
1985 5 0 5
1986 5 0 5
1988 5 0 5
1990 5 0 5
2002 7 0 7
2005 6 0 6
2006 5 0 5

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Popularity of Edd as a first name

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Popularity of Edd as a last name

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Common last names for Edd

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • White
  • Turner
  • Taylor
  • Martin
  • Miller
  • Thomas
  • Lewis
  • Campbell

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Edd U.S.
  White 50.50% 64.26%
  African American 24.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 17.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Edd

People with the last name Edd are most frequently White, African American, or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Edd

  • How Popular is the name Edd? Edd is the 3,585th most popular name of all time. As a last name Edd was the 66,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Edd have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,450 babies born with the first name Edd in the United States. That's more than enough people named Edd to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Edd? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 52 new born babies.
  • When was Edd first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Edd is Wednesday, January 1st, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Edd born? The highest recorded use of the first name Edd was in 1919 with a total of 163 babies.
  • Random Edd Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Edd is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Edd: Your name in reverse order is Dde. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dde. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Edd? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 299 people with the last name Edd.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Edd? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Edd as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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