Jed

Jed - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jed appeared on the charts for the first time in 1918 on position #1739. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jed and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jed? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jed. The baby boy name Jed was given to 17 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2477 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 96,533 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jed peaked in popularity 41 years ago in 1978 on position 482.



Famous with this name

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Jed is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jed is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #744 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,367.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jed is where you live.


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Jed origin and meaning

Jed is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jed, pop culture references for the name Jed and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jed

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jed, sorted by popularity.

Jody / Jude / Judah / Jett / Jedidiah / Jade / Judd / Jedediah / Jodie / Jihad /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122477
20111986
20103168
20092163
20082324
20072824
20062098
20051732
20042194
20031760
20021814
20011715
20001759
19992277
19981537
19971487
19961569
19951328
19941424
19931466
19921750
19911660
19901384
1989977
19881017
1987827
1986897
1985826
1984745
1983725
1982718
1981597
1980645
1979595
1978482
1977563
1976559
1975565
1974553
1973650
1972720
1971671
1970804
1969816
1968837
1967978
19661004
19651124
1964878
1963797
1962653
1961604
1960670
1959700
1958644
1957761
1956680
1955643
1954667
1953756
1952856
1951878
19501171
19491003
19481178
1947934
19461444
19451497
19441524
19431433
19381539
19181739

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah744
Illinois1268
California2367

Even more about Jed


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jed a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jed?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1978
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jed
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 96,533
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1918
2012 births +17

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