Ted: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ted

Ted

Pronunciation: TEHD (key)

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My brother's name is Ted, he has always on one hand felt it really plain, but on the other likes that it is what it is.

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Meanings and history of the name Ted: | Edit

Short form of Theodore, meaning "God's gift" in Greek.

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Ted Danson (born Edward Bridge Danson III), American actor
Ted Turner, (born Robert Edward Turner III), American business mogul
Ted Knight, (born Tadeus Wladyslaw Konopka), American actor
Ted Kennedy (born Edward Moore Kennedy), American politician
Ted Nugent (born Theodore Anthony Nugent), American rock musician
Ted Stevens (born Theodore Fulton Stevens), American politician

Ted in song, story & screen: | Edit

Ted Baxter, pompous newscaster in the '70s TV series "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", played by Ted Knight
Father Ted, priest who is always getting into embarrassing situations on the British comedy series "Father Ted", played by Dermot Mulroney
Ted Kord, secret identity of the Blue Beetle in Charlton and DC comics
Ted Mosby- main character on the TV show "How I met your Mother" played by Josh Radnar

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