Jed Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jed:
Short form of Jedidiah, which is derived from the Hebrew Yedidiah (beloved of Jehovah).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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My daughter is friends with a boy called Jed. It is short for Joseph Edward. Joseph is his grandfather and Edward is his dad. Very cute idea!
And I assume his last name started with D.
I know a boy named Jed because of his grandpa's initials are J.E.D. Kinda a neat way to honor a grandpa without it being the same name.
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Actually, Jed is a nickname for Jedidiah.
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Jed Bartlett was the fictional president in tv show The West Wing. His real name was Josiah.
Jed Clampett from the Beverly Hillbillies