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What does Haward mean?

Haward Pronunciation of Haward as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Haward is "high guardian". Possibly related to Howard.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ha-, norse, high (great), guardian (defender)


VARIANT Hawarden




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How popular is Haward?

Haward is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#101654 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Howard (#1037 IN 2015) and Ward are the prominent varying forms of Haward (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Haward were popular as baby names 105 years ago (USAGE OF 0.72%) and are now much less common (USAGE 0.01%, DOWN 98.6%), with forms such as Howard falling out of fashion. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Howard, Ward in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Haward is alike in pronunciation to Hayward. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adalard, Adlard, Aliard, Asgard, Barnard, Bayard, Bayerd, Bayrd, Dainard, Daynard (see Dainard), Durward, Eadward, Edvard, Edward, Erhard, Eward, Gaspard, Gearard (see Gerard), Gerard, Girard, Godard, Hadar, Hallvard, Hallward, Halvard, Halverd, Halward, Halwerd, Hamahl, Hamal, Hamar, Hammar, Hanford, Harald, Hardy, Harford, Harland, Hart, Harvard, Harwood, Hasani, Hawes, Hawk, Hawke, Hawkin, Hawly, Haws, Haywood, Hazard, Hazzard, Hearn, Hereward, Hilarid, Hobard, Hobart, Homar, Hubbard, Hulbard (see Hulbert), Jarard, Kenward, Lawford, Mainard, Menard, Milward, Norward, Packard, Raynard, Renard, Ricard, Rikard, Seward, Sewerd, Siward and Steward. These names tend to be more frequently used than Haward.

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