Eddie

May 11, 2015 § 1 Comment

ORIGIN:
Diminutive of “Edward“, “Edgar”, “Edwin“, “Edmund”, etc.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Ed, Edd, Eddi, Eddy, Ned, Nedd, Neddie, Neddy, Ted, Tedd, Teddie, Teddy, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Eddie Fahrway, a friend of the junior George Hurstwood, in Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie (published in 1900; set 1889-1890s).
Eddie Harris, a beau of one of the other shop girls at the Chicago shoe factory where Carrie first finds employment, in Sister Carrie.

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