Ted

Ted - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ted appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #228. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ted and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ted? 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 Ted. The baby boy name Ted was given to 34 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1892 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 48,266 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ted peaked in popularity 84 years ago in 1935 on position 142.



Famous with this name

Ted Levine
Ted Monte
Ted Alderman


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Ted is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ted is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #1,006 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,842.

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 Ted is where you live.


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Ted origin and meaning

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

Similar to Ted

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

Todd / Ty / Teddy / Tate / Tod / Thad / Theo / Tad / Tye / Tito /

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
20121892
20112203
20103285
20092361
20082054
20072119
20062376
20051759
20041927
20032310
20021449
20011420
20001550
19991159
19981284
19971193
19961020
1995902
1994855
1993813
1992794
1991827
1990666
1989616
1988529
1987542
1986516
1985552
1984499
1983489
1982477
1981450
1980430
1979419
1978410
1977378
1976373
1975367
1974351
1973319
1972281
1971266
1970246
1969221
1968219
1967229
1966212
1965200
1964188
1963190
1962178
1961185
1960183
1959181
1958173
1957184
1956191
1955188
1954191
1953190
1952182
1951180
1950170
1949169
1948162
1947157
1946157
1945155
1944160
1943158
1942155
1941157
1940159
1939148
1938147
1937147
1936142
1935142
1934146
1933145
1932147
1931153
1930155
1929167
1928172
1927189
1926188
1925206
1924220
1923218
1922220
1921214
1920232
1919219
1918219
1917221
1916235
1915240
1914252
1913248
1912226
1911300
1910228

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania1006
Ohio1338
Florida1800
Texas1987
New York2032
California2842

Even more about Ted


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 Ted 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 Ted?

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
1935
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ted
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 48,266
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +34

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