Of English origin.

Usually a short for Edward or Edmund.

It may also be a short form of other names that begin with Ed, such as Edison, Edgar, Edmar, etc.

Other forms of the name are Eddie, Ned, Eddy.

Famous bearers are Ed Harris, Ed Burns, Ed Helms, Ed Sullivan, Ed Wood, Ed O’Neill, Ed Asner, Ed Davis, Ed Westwick.

Ed Helms is an American actor and musician.

He is known for his work in “The Daily Show” and “The Hangover” trilogy.