English, Greek
Wealthy guard
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Ted is a diminutive of 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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Ted Lindsay - hockey player
Ted Williams - baseball player
Ted Raimi - actor
Ted Nugent - musician
Ted Cassidy - actor
Ted Dean - football player
Ted Gray - baseball player
Ted King - actor

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