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Ted Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 228 66 0.0187%
1911 300 42 0.0113%
1912 227 190 0.0377%
1913 248 196 0.0346%
1914 252 256 0.0367%
1915 240 373 0.0411%
1916 235 417 0.0432%
1917 221 465 0.0465%
1918 219 526 0.049%
1919 219 531 0.0507%
1920 231 512 0.046%
1921 214 587 0.0513%
1922 219 578 0.0519%
1923 218 560 0.05%
1924 219 582 0.0501%
1925 205 645 0.0571%
1926 187 741 0.0674%
1927 189 741 0.0669%
1928 172 812 0.0759%
1929 167 832 0.0803%
1930 155 967 0.0926%
1931 154 961 0.0974%
1932 147 1,039 0.1052%
1933 144 1,026 0.1101%
1934 146 1,029 0.1064%
1935 142 1,064 0.1095%
1936 142 1,051 0.1091%
1937 146 1,040 0.1055%
1938 147 1,095 0.107%
1939 148 1,071 0.1053%
1940 159 1,025 0.0964%
1941 157 1,071 0.0952%
1942 154 1,240 0.0982%
1943 158 1,221 0.0935%
1944 160 1,142 0.0921%
1945 155 1,228 0.1007%
1946 157 1,472 0.0998%
1947 157 1,633 0.0978%
1948 162 1,464 0.0917%
1949 169 1,360 0.0845%
1950 170 1,332 0.0827%
1951 180 1,367 0.0806%
1952 182 1,398 0.0801%
1953 190 1,284 0.0725%
1954 191 1,321 0.0723%
1955 189 1,391 0.0756%
1956 191 1,440 0.0762%
1957 184 1,618 0.0841%
1958 173 1,727 0.0914%
1959 181 1,665 0.0876%
1960 184 1,681 0.0887%
1961 186 1,651 0.0875%
1962 178 1,692 0.0922%
1963 189 1,558 0.0868%
1964 188 1,476 0.0839%
1965 200 1,225 0.0749%
1966 212 1,047 0.0671%
1967 229 931 0.0613%
1968 219 1,022 0.0681%
1969 221 1,042 0.0676%
1970 245 920 0.0578%
1971 266 780 0.0519%
1972 281 642 0.0471%
1973 319 508 0.0392%
1974 350 445 0.0342%
1975 366 415 0.0323%
1976 379 372 0.0289%
1977 377 389 0.0289%
1978 409 319 0.0237%
1979 419 317 0.0225%
1980 429 324 0.0222%
1981 450 296 0.0201%
1982 474 275 0.0184%
1983 489 251 0.017%
1984 499 238 0.016%
1985 548 212 0.014%
1986 517 246 0.0163%
1987 542 233 0.0153%
1988 528 256 0.0164%
1989 613 213 0.0132%
1990 663 184 0.0111%
1991 813 109 0.0067%
1992 783 130 0.0081%
1993 805 124 0.008%
1994 843 112 0.0073%
1995 902 97 0.0064%
1996 999 76 0.0051%
1997 1,156 59 0.004%
1998 1,238 49 0.0033%
1999 1,124 68 0.0045%
2000 1,461 38 0.0025%
2001 1,345 47 0.0031%
2002 1,376 46 0.0031%
2003 2,012 16 0.0011%
2004 1,720 28 0.0018%
2005 1,616 36 0.0024%
2006 2,020 19 0.0012%
2007 1,841 27 0.0017%
2008 1,811 29 0.0019%
2009 1,994 20 0.0013%
2010 2,507 8 0.0006%
2011 1,876 23 0.0016%
2012 1,667 34 0.0024%
2013 1,799 26 0.0018%
2014 1,844 25 0.0017%
2015 2,622 6 0.0004%
2016 2,170 14 0.001%
2017 2,101 15 0.0011%
2018 2,441 7 0.0005%
2019 1,844 23 0.0017%
2020 3,283 7 0.0005%

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What names are variants of Ted?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Tedd

English

Teddey

English

Teddie

Wealthy spear; wealthy guard; God's gift

Greek

Teddy

Wealthy protector; brave people; God's gift

Greek

Tedric

A variant form of Theodoric.

English

Tedrick

English


What names sound like Ted?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Tad

Heart

Gaelic

Tod

Fox

English


What names are similar to Ted?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Edgar

Wealthy spear

English

Edwin

Wealthy friend

English

Theobald

Brave people

German


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