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What does Halward mean?

Halward Pronunciation of Halward [hal-ward] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the name Halward means "guardian of the hall". Halward is an alternate spelling of Hallward (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english, guardian (defender).


Halward has 1 variant: Halwerd.

1 more different relation via Hallward: Hawarden.

Creative forms:
(male) Harward, Hyward, ..

(female) Halmar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Halward Jeremiah (H.J.), ..

How popular is Halward?

Halward is a rare first name for males. Halward is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Halward has not been recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Halward name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Halward outside U.S.

Similar Names

Halward is pronounced similarly to Hillard, Hilliard and Hillyard. Other recommended names are Adalard, Adlard, Alard, Alhard (see Allard), Allard, Aylward, Ballard, Barnard, Bayard, Dainard, Daneard, Daynard (see Dainard), Durward, Eadward, Ellard, Eward, Gaillard, Gallard, Galliard, Garrard, Gaspard, Haamad, Haidar, Halberg, Halbert, Halburg (see Hallberg), Halburt, Haldane, Halford, Hallvard, Hallverd (see Halvard), Halvar, Halvard, Halver, Halverd, Halvor, Hamar, Hammad, Hammar, Hanford, Harald, Harvard, Harwood, Haward, Hayward, Haywood, Hazard, Hazzard, Hilar, Hilarid, Hillary, Hjalmar, Hobard, Howard, Hubbard, Hulbard (see Hulbert), Hulburd (see Hulbert), Jarard, Jarrard, Kenward, Langward, Mainard, Maynard, Millward, Milward, Norward, Packard, Raynard, Siward, Villard, Walford and Willard. These names tend to be more commonly used than Halward.

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