Ned

Ned - A very unique male name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ned, meaning wealthy guardian, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #426. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ned and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ned? 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 Ned. The baby boy name Ned was given to 7 baby boys in 1993, ranking #2713 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 257,826 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ned peaked in popularity 80 years ago in 1939 on position 315.



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Ned is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ned is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,877 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,877.

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 Ned is where you live.


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Ned origin and meaning

Ned is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means wealthy guardian. To see famous people named Ned, pop culture references for the name Ned and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ned

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

Nate / Nat / Nnamdi / Newt / Not / Nadia /

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
19932713
19903338
19892293
19872775
19852608
19832168
19821550
19811494
19801168
19791207
19771297
19761057
1975981
19741020
19731392
19721127
1971833
1970946
1969749
1968704
1967871
1966666
1965693
1964667
1963577
1962580
1961580
1960528
1959543
1958515
1957485
1956478
1955468
1954453
1953432
1952420
1951399
1950411
1949421
1948411
1947385
1946393
1945377
1944379
1943363
1942373
1941360
1940340
1939315
1938323
1937322
1936329
1935344
1934349
1933356
1932350
1931359
1930348
1929330
1928332
1927362
1926333
1925350
1924338
1923355
1922341
1921345
1920350
1919344
1918339
1917344
1916374
1915334
1914353
1913354
1912378
1911357
1910426

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1877

Even more about Ned


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 Ned 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 Ned?

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
1939
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ned
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 257,826
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
1993 births +7

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