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Ned Name Popularity

How popular is the name Ned? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 423 14 0.004%
1911 357 27 0.0073%
1912 378 63 0.0125%
1913 354 97 0.0171%
1914 351 136 0.0195%
1915 334 210 0.0231%
1916 375 175 0.0181%
1917 344 220 0.022%
1918 338 244 0.0227%
1919 344 230 0.022%
1920 351 246 0.0221%
1921 346 250 0.0218%
1922 341 257 0.0231%
1923 355 239 0.0213%
1924 338 261 0.0225%
1925 350 239 0.0211%
1926 333 259 0.0235%
1927 362 221 0.02%
1928 330 254 0.0237%
1929 330 242 0.0234%
1930 349 227 0.0217%
1931 358 203 0.0206%
1932 350 211 0.0214%
1933 356 190 0.0204%
1934 345 212 0.0219%
1935 344 212 0.0218%
1936 330 232 0.0241%
1937 322 240 0.0244%
1938 322 254 0.0248%
1939 313 263 0.0259%
1940 339 240 0.0226%
1941 357 227 0.0202%
1942 373 225 0.0178%
1943 363 241 0.0185%
1944 379 213 0.0172%
1945 381 207 0.017%
1946 394 228 0.0155%
1947 385 277 0.0166%
1948 411 229 0.0143%
1949 419 215 0.0134%
1950 409 230 0.0143%
1951 398 247 0.0146%
1952 417 237 0.0136%
1953 431 232 0.0131%
1954 452 210 0.0115%
1955 466 208 0.0113%
1956 477 206 0.0109%
1957 484 214 0.0111%
1958 514 182 0.0096%
1959 543 167 0.0088%
1960 528 178 0.0094%
1961 580 137 0.0073%
1962 580 139 0.0076%
1963 577 138 0.0077%
1964 667 90 0.0051%
1965 689 71 0.0043%
1966 664 79 0.0051%
1967 859 34 0.0022%
1968 698 69 0.0046%
1969 748 64 0.0042%
1970 937 35 0.0022%
1971 826 55 0.0037%
1972 1,085 21 0.0015%
1973 1,393 10 0.0008%
1974 998 30 0.0023%
1975 958 35 0.0027%
1976 1,025 29 0.0023%
1977 1,225 18 0.0013%
1978 0 0%
1979 1,172 24 0.0017%
1980 1,148 27 0.0018%
1981 1,399 15 0.001%
1982 1,460 14 0.0009%
1983 1,890 6 0.0004%
1984 0 0%
1985 2,101 5 0.0003%
1986 0 0%
1987 2,162 5 0.0003%
1988 0 0%
1989 1,906 10 0.0006%
1990 2,447 5 0.0003%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 2,265 7 0.0004%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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Names Like Ned

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What names sound like Ned?

If you like how Ned sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Ned.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Nat

A diminutive form of Nathan and Nathaniel.

Neddy

Wealthy spear; wealthy friend

English


What names are similar to Ned?

Find a name that’s like Ned, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aed

Irish

Ced

Kindly and loved

English

Edgar

Wealthy spear

English

Edwin

Wealthy friend

English

Jed

A short form of Jedid.

Ner

Candle or light

Hebrew

Nev

New village; holy, sacred; little bone; servant of the saint's disciple

Latin

Ted

A diminutive form of Edward, Theodore, and Theodoric.

Greek

Zed

The Lord is just

Hebrew


Lists With Ned

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Siblings of Ned

Mamas with kids named Ned also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cedar

Type of Tree

American

1 Comment

  1. We have a lighthouse in our town called Ned’s Point. It is my favorite place in the world and where my husband and I got engaged. We named our oldest son Ned after this special place.


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