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Ward meaning and name origin

Ward \wa-rd\ as a boy's name is pronounced ward. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ward is "watchman". Occupational name. Used as a first name in the 19th century. Author Ward Lust.

Ward has 3 variant forms: Warde, Warden and Worden.

For more information, see also the related name Howard.

Ward is also pronounced similarly to Ard and Eward. Other suggested similar baby names are Bard, Card, Dard, Gard, Wald and Ware.

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Popularity of Ward

Ward is a somewhat popular first name for males (#687 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#66 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Ward name in U.S.
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