The meaning of the name Eddie is Wealthy Guardian. The origin of the name Eddie is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Eddie is a diminutive form (nickname) of names beginning with Ed-, most commonly Edward or Edgar. Eddie Van Halen, musician. Eddie Munster, kid character on the TV show "The Munsters." Eddie Haskel, punky character on the TV show "Leave it to Beaver."