Ned \ned\ as a boy's name is pronounced nad. It is of English origin. Nickname for Edward (Old English) "wealthy guard" or Edmund (Old English) "wealthy protector".
For more information, see also related names Edgar and Edwin.
Baby names that sound like Ned are Neddy and Nat. Other similar baby names are Aed, Ced, Ted, Jed, Ner, Nev and Zed.