Eddie - boys name

Eddie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Eddie name meaning:

The name Eddie is a diminutive form of the name Edward, which has English origins. It is commonly used as a boy's name. The meaning of the name Eddie relates to the traits associated with Edward. Edward is derived from the Old English words "ēad," meaning "wealth" or "fortune," and "weard," meaning "guardian" or "protector." Therefore, Eddie can be interpreted as a name that signifies a guardian or protector of wealth and fortune.

People with the name Eddie are often seen as confident, reliable, and trustworthy individuals. They have a natural ability to take charge and protect those around them. Their strong sense of responsibility and loyalty makes them dependable friends and partners. Eddie is also a name associated with kindness and compassion. These individuals are known to be caring and considerate, always lending a helping hand to those in need. Overall, the name Eddie represents a person who is not only a guardian of wealth but also a guardian of relationships and emotional well-being.

Origin: English

Form of Edward. Guardian of prosperity.


Unisex names

Related names

Edward , Duardo, Ed, Eddie , Eddy , Edoardo , Edorta, Edouard, Eduardo , Edwardo, Ned , Neddie, Neddy, Teddie

Other boys names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 219 out of 4789

241 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (401)

Historical popularity of Eddie

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