Over the past 110 years, 1 223 140 boys and 1 719 girls have been named Edward. The name Edward ranks 22th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Edward in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Edward came in the 1910s and 1920s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.