Teddie - boys name

Teddie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Teddie name meaning:

The name Teddie is a variant of the name Teddy, which originated as a diminutive form of the name Edward. It is commonly used as a given name for boys, although it can also be used as a nickname or a pet name. The meaning of the name Teddie is often associated with qualities such as strength, protection, and bravery.

Derived from the Old English elements "ead" meaning "wealth, fortune" and "weard" meaning "guard, protector," Edward is a name with a rich history and royal connections. As a diminutive form of Edward, Teddie inherits these associations and carries connotations of a guardian or protector figure. It implies a strong and courageous individual, someone who is reliable and trustworthy.

Furthermore, Teddie can also be seen as a variation of the name Theodore, which is derived from the Greek name "Theodoros," meaning "God's gift." This interpretation adds a spiritual and divine aspect to the name, suggesting that Teddie may be seen as a blessing or a special treasure. In summary, the name Teddie reflects both strength and protection, symbolizing a guardian figure or a precious gift.

Origin: English

Diminutive of Edward: Wealthy guardian. From the Old English name Eadweard, meaning rich or happy, and guardian. Also a diminutive of Edgar: Fortunate and powerful. Also an abbreviation of Theodore.

Related names

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

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Overall UK ranking: 299 out of 4789

157 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (401)

Historical popularity of Teddie

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