Jed: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jed

Jed

Pronunciation: JEHD (key)

Origin of the name Jed:

Short form of Jedidiah, which is derived from the Hebrew Yedidiah (beloved of Jehovah).

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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!

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Jed Bartlett was the fictional president in tv show The West Wing. His real name was Josiah.

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