Eddie: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Eddie

Meaning "wealthy," this name is usually a diminutive of Edward. But if you're gonna call him Eddie anyway, why not just cut to the chase and name him that? Besides, Eddie is shorter to write when he's signing autographs someday. (Hey, if he's wealthy, he had to get that way somehow ...)

Nicknames:

Ed.

Famous people named Eddie:

Actors Eddie Redmayne, Eddie Cibrian, Eddie Spears; comedians Eddie Murphy and Eddie Izzard; musicians Eddie Vedder, Eddie Van Halen, and Eddie Cochran.

Fun fact:

One of the most famous Eddies is the bumbling-but-goodhearted "Cousin Eddie" character in the National Lampoon movies, played by Randy Quaid.

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