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The name Ed is a diminutive form of Edward or Edwin.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ed has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Ed
Use of the Name Ed for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
25,109 6,299 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ed has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Ed last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1972, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Ed
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188055310  
188161272  
188254337  
188364247  
188460314  
188554328  
188663303  
188762275  
188868301  
188971270  
189070262  
189170237  
189266306  
189380225  
189481241  
189584229  
189681246  
189790198  
189889228  
1899101174  
190087297  
1901103162  
1902109175  
1903117168  
1904114184  
1905112189  
1906138149  
1907133178  
1908157152  
1909157158  
1910140228  
1911191163  
1912228229  
1913246239  
1914255286  
1915274321  
1916317273  
1917304305  
1918304333  
1919303327  
1920331309  
1921357284  
1922343296  
1923365265  
1924364272  
1925376251  
1926341287  
1927374246  
1928369249  
1929408205  
1930373232  
1931363238  
1932342259  
1933326268  
1934336262  
1935352243  
1936340257  
1937332266  
1938341265  
1939344266  
1940362251  
1941352272  
1942357284  
1943344318  
1944341307  
1945339312  
1946319404  
1947356365  
1948403284  
1949433242  
1950533162  
1951625126  
1952601137  
1953616139  
1954568168  
1955531190  
1956464263  
1957367437  
1958300628  
1959297696  
1960310640  
1961319605  
1962327574  
1963344504  
1964377440  
1965442305  
1966501229  
1967560178  
1968582169  
1969675135  
1970727128  
1971792103  
197292275  
Totals:  25,109 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ed as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Ed appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 93 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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