Boy Names baby nameNed

What does the name Ned mean?

The meaning of the name “Ned” is: “Wealth protector; wealthy guard”.

Additional information: Ned boy name is a nickname for Edward (Old English origin) meaning "wealthy guard" or Edmund (Old English origin) meaning "wealthy protector". It is also used in literature by Ben Johnson, as a character in 1614, and it is also the name of the protagonist in James Fenimore Cooper's Ned Myers. It is also used for a character in the hit television series "Game of Thrones".