What does Eward mean?
Eward \e-ward, ewa-rd\ as a boys' name. Eward's name origins are Old German and Old English, and the name Eward means "brave, strong boar". Eward is a derivative of Everett (Old German, Old English): surname derived from Everard.
Eward is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#121780 out of 150436, Top 81%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Eward and affiliated names. Everett (#167 the previous year), Evert and Everette are the prominent related forms of Eward (#unlisted). These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5663%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.2777%, down 51%), with the versions Everette and Evert becoming less stylish. Everett (#167) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here, with this name enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)