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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Eddie mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Eddie

"Eddie" is a name of English origin, and it means "Short form of names beginning with Ed". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A diminutive of Edward, Edgar, Edwin, or other male given names beginning with Ed-.
  2. (Canada, informal) A member of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment.

Eddie was also found in the following language(s): Swedish

Notable Persons Named Eddie

Eddie Redmayne is an actor. He was most prominent from 1998 to present. Eddie was given the name Edward John David Redmayne on January 6th, 1982 in City of Westminster.

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Eddie Murphy is an observational comedy, comedy music, ribaldry, black comedy, political satire, physical comedy, dance-pop, and insult comedy musician. Eddie was given the name Edward Regan Murphy on April 3rd, 1961 in Brooklyn.

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Eddie was born on January 11th, 1984 in Philadelphia.

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His career lasted from 1948 to 2010. Eddie was given the name Edwin Jack Tisch on August 10th, 1928 in Philadelphia. He breathed his last breath on September 22nd, 2010.

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Eddie Vedder is an alternative rock, grunge, and folk rock musician. He plays Guitar, Harmonica, Ukulele, Mandolin, Bass guitar, Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Piano, and Vocals. He was most active from 1979 to present. Eddie was given the name Edward Louis Severson III on December 23rd, 1964 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Eddie is also known as Eddie Vedder, Eddie Mueller, Jerome230, Jerome Turner, and Wes C. Addle.

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Eddie Guerrero was a wrestler. Eddie was born on October 9th, 1967 in El Paso, Texas, United States. He left this life on November 13th, 2005.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eddie

Jarell Eddie is a basketball player for the Washington Wizards and Austin Spurs in the National Basketball Association. He was most prominent from 2014 to present. Jarell was born on October 30th, 1991 in Tampa, Florida.

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Fast Eddie is a house music, hip house, and hip hop music record producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to present. Fast was given the name Edwin A. Smith on January 20th, 1969. Fast is also known as Fast Eddie.

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Lil' Eddie is a rhythm, blues, hip hop music, and soul music singer-songwriter. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Lil' was given the name Edwin Serrano on July 12th, 1984. Lil' is also known as Lil' Eddie.

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John Eddie is a rock music musician. He plays Guitar. John was given the name John Edward Cummings, Jr. on July 9th, 1959.

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Patrick Eddie is an athlete for the New York Knicks. Patrick was born on December 27th, 1967 in Milwaukee.

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Jessica was born on October 7th, 1984 in Durham, England.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 141 12 129
1881 120 11 109
1882 185 16 169 #90 boy name
1883 147 22 125
1884 204 25 179 #88 boy name
1885 166 25 141
1886 227 30 197 #86 boy name
1887 151 22 129
1888 220 27 193 #93 boy name
1889 185 30 155
1890 243 46 197 #87 boy name
1891 214 35 179 #91 boy name
1892 257 39 218 #90 boy name
1893 246 26 220 #81 boy name
1894 252 49 203 #94 boy name
1895 278 50 228 #85 boy name
1896 312 50 262 #77 boy name
1897 315 52 263 #73 boy name
1898 313 57 256 #82 boy name
1899 307 49 258 #75 boy name
1900 518 93 425 #63 boy name
1901 351 55 296 #66 boy name
1902 421 68 353 #66 boy name
1903 383 69 314 #70 boy name
1904 385 70 315 #75 boy name
1905 431 85 346 #73 boy name
1906 462 85 377 #67 boy name
1907 471 77 394 #70 boy name
1908 507 94 413 #71 boy name
1909 566 104 462 #69 boy name
1910 721 126 595 #59 boy name
1911 643 120 523 #78 boy name
1912 879 161 718
1913 1,061 183 878
1914 1,219 210 1,009
1915 1,404 280 1,124
1916 1,565 254 1,311
1917 1,519 254 1,265
1918 1,739 315 1,424
1919 1,972 312 1,660 #100 boy name
1920 1,990 308 1,682
1921 1,841 331 1,510
1922 1,966 378 1,588
1923 1,936 337 1,599
1924 1,973 377 1,596
1925 2,108 376 1,732
1926 2,026 350 1,676
1927 2,227 368 1,859
1928 2,158 353 1,805
1929 2,220 342 1,878
1930 2,326 356 1,970 #97 boy name
1931 2,259 303 1,956 #95 boy name
1932 2,415 302 2,113 #91 boy name
1933 2,288 274 2,014 #93 boy name
1934 2,479 312 2,167 #92 boy name
1935 2,579 299 2,280 #87 boy name
1936 2,624 275 2,349 #79 boy name
1937 2,629 280 2,349 #82 boy name
1938 2,891 277 2,614 #79 boy name
1939 2,768 259 2,509 #81 boy name
1940 2,867 289 2,578 #81 boy name
1941 3,118 269 2,849 #78 boy name
1942 3,300 282 3,018 #86 boy name
1943 3,600 323 3,277 #80 boy name
1944 3,588 273 3,315 #79 boy name
1945 3,465 243 3,222 #81 boy name
1946 3,983 236 3,747 #86 boy name
1947 4,714 258 4,456 #80 boy name
1948 4,493 257 4,236 #78 boy name
1949 4,318 217 4,101 #80 boy name
1950 3,970 210 3,760 #89 boy name
1951 3,953 205 3,748 #89 boy name
1952 3,815 171 3,644 #93 boy name
1953 3,586 172 3,414 #97 boy name
1954 3,927 162 3,765 #91 boy name
1955 3,936 156 3,780 #92 boy name
1956 4,140 146 3,994 #93 boy name
1957 4,219 110 4,109 #95 boy name
1958 4,267 138 4,129 #100 boy name
1959 4,343 110 4,233
1960 4,301 103 4,198
1961 4,169 92 4,077
1962 3,773 86 3,687
1963 3,409 56 3,353
1964 3,391 70 3,321
1965 2,935 66 2,869
1966 2,591 59 2,532
1967 2,326 49 2,277
1968 2,222 52 2,170
1969 2,143 48 2,095
1970 2,197 43 2,154
1971 2,071 51 2,020
1972 1,785 40 1,745
1973 1,621 36 1,585
1974 1,479 23 1,456
1975 1,413 23 1,390
1976 1,429 29 1,400
1977 1,412 32 1,380
1978 1,406 24 1,382
1979 1,391 28 1,363
1980 1,410 20 1,390
1981 1,340 24 1,316
1982 1,321 28 1,293
1983 1,189 19 1,170
1984 1,181 15 1,166
1985 1,163 13 1,150
1986 1,106 21 1,085
1987 1,109 14 1,095
1988 1,149 22 1,127
1989 1,224 14 1,210
1990 1,264 16 1,248
1991 1,184 6 1,178
1992 1,102 11 1,091
1993 1,061 13 1,048
1994 952 8 944
1995 910 0 910
1996 841 11 830
1997 830 0 830
1998 801 6 795
1999 783 0 783
2000 788 7 781
2001 679 0 679
2002 680 0 680
2003 671 0 671
2004 778 6 772
2005 713 7 706
2006 770 7 763
2007 704 0 704
2008 660 7 653
2009 674 0 674
2010 503 0 503
2011 538 0 538
2012 478 0 478
2013 420 0 420
2014 471 7 464
2015 387 6 381
2016 402 0 402
2017 358 5 353

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Popularity of Eddie as a first name

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Popularity of Eddie as a last name

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Common last names for Eddie

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  • Thomas
  • Harris
  • Robinson
  • Moore
  • Wilson
  • White
  • Walker
  • Lewis
  • Miller
  • Green
  • Thompson
  • Anderson

Common first names for Eddie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eddie U.S.
  White 40.65% 64.26%
  African American 43.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.94% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 8.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eddie

People with the last name Eddie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Eddie

  • What name lists does Eddie rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Eddie? Eddie is the 335th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eddie was the 17,668th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eddie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 225,063 babies born with the first name Eddie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eddie to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eddie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 141 new born babies.
  • When was Eddie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eddie is Friday, June 4th, 1858.
  • What year had the most people named Eddie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eddie was in 1947 with a total of 4,456 babies. That's a lot of babies named Eddie!
  • Random Eddie Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eddie ranks 83rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 100 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Eddie: Your name in reverse order is Eidde. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eddei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eddie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,589 people with the last name Eddie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eddie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eddie as their last name since less than 1 person in 185k 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).
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