Given Name TED

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: TED  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of EDWARD or THEODORE. A famous bearer was the American baseball player Ted Williams (1918-2002), who was born as Theodore.
VARIANTS: Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Ned, Teddy, Theo
FEMININE FORM: Theodora
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Tewodros (Amharic), Theodoros, Theodorus (Ancient Greek), Eadweard (Anglo-Saxon), Eduard, Edvard, Toros (Armenian), Edorta (Basque), Teodor, Todor (Bulgarian), Eduard (Catalan), Eduard, Teodor, Edi, Teo (Croatian), Eduard, Edvard, Teodor, Theodor (Czech), Edvard, Teodor, Theodor (Danish), Eduard, Theodoor, Theodorus, Ed, Theo (Dutch), Eduard (Estonian), Edvard, Eetu, Teuvo (Finnish), Édouard, Théodore, Théo (French), Eduard, Tedore (Georgian), Eduard, Theodor (German), Theodoros (Greek), Ekewaka (Hawaiian), Eduárd, Edvárd, Tivadar, Tódor, Ede (Hungarian), Eadbhárd (Irish), Edoardo, Teodoro, Teo (Italian), Eduards, Teodors (Latvian), Thei (Limburgish), Teodor, Todor, Toše, Toshe (Macedonian), Edvard, Teodor, Theodor (Norwegian), Edward, Teodor (Polish), Duarte, Eduardo, Teodoro, Dado, Du, Duda, Dudu, Edu, Téo (Portuguese), Eduard, Teodor, Tudor, Theodor (Romanian), Eduard, Feodor, Fyodor, Fedor, Fedya (Russian), Eideard (Scottish), Teodor, Todor (Serbian), Eduard, Teodor (Slovak), Edvard, Teodor, Edi (Slovene), Eduardo, Teodoro, Lalo, Teo (Spanish), Edvard, Teodor, Theodor (Swedish), Fedir (Ukrainian)

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Entry updated March 21, 2014