Eddy - boys name

Eddy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 70%

Eddy name meaning:

The name Eddy is of English origin and is typically used as a nickname for Edward or Edmund. It is derived from the Old English word "ead," meaning "wealth" or "prosperity," combined with "ward," which means "guardian" or "protector." Thus, the name Eddy can be interpreted to mean "wealthy guardian" or "prosperous protector."

In addition to its literal meaning, the name Eddy carries connotations of strength, reliability, and responsibility. Individuals named Eddy may exhibit traits of being dependable, trustworthy, and protective in their relationships and endeavors. They may also possess a strong inclination towards leadership and have a natural tendency to provide guidance and support to those around them. Furthermore, the name Eddy may symbolize the ability to bring prosperity and good fortune to others through their presence and actions.

Overall, the name Eddy represents a blend of financial and emotional abundance, along with a sense of guardianship and safeguarding, making it a powerful and meaningful name choice for parents seeking such qualities for their son.

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: 1448 out of 4789

17 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Eddy

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