Ted name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old English, German, Old Greek and Gothic
Usage: English, Greek, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: ted
Meaning: Gift of God, Wealthy Spearman, Protector of Wealth, Guard of His Wealth, Guardian of Property and God's Gift
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What does Ted mean?

Noteworthy and Perpetual Ted's origin is Old Greek, Old English, German and Gothic is a gender insensitive name, meaning of Ted is "Gift of God, Wealthy Spearman, Wealth and Keep, Guard of His Wealth, Guardian of Property or God's Gift" is used in Finnish, English, Danish, Norwegian, Greek and Swedish.

Ted is a variant form of Theodoric. Used notably in English renowned and ceaseless, Theodoric is rooted from Gothic, Theodoric means "Ruler of the People and Ruler of the Army".. Ted is English form of Edward.

Also Ted is English form of Theodore. Ted is celebrated on January 5th.

How do I pronounce Ted?

The one syllabled name Ted is commonly pronounced as ted.

Variants of Ted

Eadweard, Theodoric, Dedric, Ricky, Rick, Edward, Theodore, Duardo, Edi, Edwardjames, Theodoros, Theodorus, Fedir, Feodor

Names that rhyme with Ted

How popular is the name Ted?

Ted was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 75127 babies have been given the given name. At its zenith in 1935, 1739 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 144th position.

However after 175 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 500 baby names an astonishing 98 times A common name in England and Wales with over 3609 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

At the peak of its usage in 2015, the moniker grabbed the 150th spot and 379 baby boys were given the name.

Ted is an uncommon baby name in France where it has been in use since 1981 and achieved its top ranking of 1004 in 1993.

Over 212 babies in France have been named Ted. But Ted is a popular baby name in Canada where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in Australia.

As per our findings, over 280000 babies have been bestowed Ted around the globe.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2018256749
2017230356
2016234955
2015256048
2014225459
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Here's what numbers has to say about Ted

Find someone who's into adventures, so you can enjoy life more. You always give the best ideas at work but lack of ideas when it comes to your personal life. You aren't selfish, so you allow everyone in it. You are a peacemaker and always avoid conflicts. Stop expecting from people to do for you what you are willing to do for them. They don't have your heart. Achieving inner peace and harmony in life is what's most important to you.

Other names similar to Ted

  •  Meggy - Meaning of Meggy is The Pearl used for girls which originated from Old Greek is primarily used in Finnish and Swedish
  •  Elena - Used specifically in English, Danish and Bengali long standing and popular, Elena is rooted from Old Greek and Old Proven├žal, Elena means "Sun Ray, Feminine of Alexander or Variant of Helen" is aimed at both sexes
  •  Sharmin - Unorthodox Old Greek and English Sharmin is used largely in Arabic and Hindi, meaning of Sharmin is "Modest, Lucky or Shy" is a gender-neutral name
  •  Margarit - Curious girl name Margarit is largely used in English and Danish, meaning of Margarit is "Pearl" is of Old Greek origin
  •  Helia - Helia's meaning is The Word Helios with the Meaning Sun or Inspired By the Eponymous Greek Sun God is of Greek and Old Greek origin and a girl name is used particulary in Greek
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Famous people named Ted

  • Ted Joans, American jazz poet, surrealist, trumpeter
  • Ted Husing, American sportscaster and was among the first to lay the groundwork for the structure and pace of modern sports reporting on television and radio
  • Ted W. Brown, American politician of the Ohio Republican party and long-time Ohio Secretary of State
  • Ted Moses, Cree politician
  • Ted Kooser, American poet
  • Ted Forrest, American professional poker player
  • Ted Radcliffe, professional baseball player in the Negro leagues
  • Ted Nichols, American composer, conductor, arranger, educator
  • Ted Berrigan, American poet
  • Ted Nasmith, Canadian artist
  • Ted Selker, American computer scientist
  • Ted Robinson, American sportscaster
  • Ted Strehlow, anthropologist
  • Ted Wilde, comedy writer and director during the era of silent movies
  • Ted de Corsia, American radio, film
  • Ted Hill, Australian barrister and communist activist
  • Ted Snyder, U.S. composer, lyricist, and music publisher
  • Ted Jones, hydroplane designer and builder
  • Ted Moult, British farmer at Scaddows Farm near Ticknall
  • Ted Ammon, American financier and investment banker
  • Ted Saskin, former NHL Players Association executive director
  • Ted McCarty, American businessman
  • Ted Owens, alleged UFO contactee
  • Ted Tinling, English tennis player, fashion designer
  • Ted Remerowski, an award-winning documentary filmmaker
  • Ted Elliott, Victorian first-class cricketer and Test match umpire
  • Ted North, Ted North Jr
  • Ted Kendall, British musical restorer and a mastering engineer
  • Ted Sears, American animator during The Golden Age of American animation
  • Ted Finn, first director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service
  • Ted Salmon, former field hockey player from New Zealand
  • Ted Simon, German-born British journalist noted for circumnavigating the world twice by motorcycle
  • Ted Lewis, British writer known for his crime fiction
  • Ted LeFevre, American theatrical set designer
  • Ted Binion, wealthy U.S. gambling executive and one of the sons of famed Las Vegas casino magnate Benny Binion
  • Ted Wykes, Australian cricket Test match umpire
  • Ted Quinlan, former Australian politician
  • Ted Tally, American playwright and screenwriter
  • Ted Puffer, American singer, voice teacher and translator
  • Ted Thomas, The Rt Hon
  • Ted Humphries, Australian politician
  • Ted Stevens, American rock musician
  • Ted Sannella, professional square dance
  • Ted Nelson, American pioneer of information technology
  • Ted Taylor, accomplished American theoretical physicist
  • Ted Fujita, Fujita was born in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture
  • Ted Scott, Canadian Anglican bishop
  • Ted Hill, American mathematician
  • Ted Honderich, Canadian-born British philosopher
  • Ted Wragg, British educationalist and academic
  • Ted Turner, American media mogul and philanthropist
  • Ted Hughes, English poet and children's writer
  • Ted Raimi, American actor, director, comedian
  • Ted Williams, American professional baseball player and manager
  • Ted Demme, American director, producer, and actor
  • Ted Osborne, American writer of comics, radio shows and animated films

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