Edward as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Edward?

We estimate that there are 623,117 people named Edward who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Edward is the 40th most common for men, and the 63rd most common overall.

How Old are People Named Edward?

The average person named Edward is 54.45 years old.

Is Edward a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,736 people named Edward were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 216th most popular name for boys, and the 398th most popular overall.

The popularity of Edward peaked between 1912–1923, when it was the 8th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Edward a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Edward is almost exclusively a male name. 99.5% of people named Edward are male.

Popularity of Edward in England

In 2020, Edward was the 29th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.