Ed
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
ED
Meaning
Wealthy guard
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Ed is a short form of various names starting in Ed-, most frequently Edward. Edward originates in Old English and means "wealthy guard". It has been one of the most popular masculine given names over centuries and in different spellings all over the world. Popular with aristocracy, it was borne by several kings of England. Lately, its popularity in the United States has declined.

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