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What does Ard mean?

Ard Pronunciation of Ard [ard] as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the name Ard means "great forest". Ard is a variant form of Arden (Latin): also possibly "ardent, enthusiastic".

Associated with: great, forest (tree).

Variations

6 alternative forms via Arden: Arda, Ardie, Ardin, Ardon, Ardy and Arrden.

Creative forms:
(male) Aird, Arrd, ..

(female) Arae, Arsa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ard Ryker (A.R.), ..

How popular is Ard?

Ard is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4557 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Ard (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 is Arden (#1685 from recent data). Adoption of this relation of Ard reached its highest 85 years ago (#521) and is now significantly less. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arden in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ard and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ard is pronounced similarly to Eward, Ward and Warde. Other recommended names are Aad, Ad, Aed, Ara, Ari, Arn, Arnd, Art, Arv and Ary. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ard.

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