Meaning and Name Origin
Steward \s-tewa-rd, ste-ward\ as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Steward is "steward". Steward is a variation of Stewart (Old English): an early variant of Stuart. A rare given name.
Steward is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#1192 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Steward and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Steward (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Stuart and Stewart. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest during 1950-1959 and has become significantly lower since, with the versions Stuart and Stewart becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Seward. Like Steward, this name is not frequently used.