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pinWhat does Ward mean?

Ward /ward/ as a boys' 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.


pinVariations

Ward has 3 variants: Warde, Warden and Worden.

Related boy name: Howard.

Ward has 1 feminine form: Warda.

Kreatif forms: Wardwe, Wardwi, Wiward. [more]

pinHow popular is Ward?

Ward is a somewhat popular first name for men (#687 out of 1220, Top 56%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#71 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Ward for boys. Ward reached its highest rank of #287 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ward name in U.S.

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

Howard (#987 from current records) is the only other popular variation form of Ward. Adoption of these forms of Ward reached its highest during 1890-1899 (adoption of 0.84%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.007%, 99.2%). Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Ward and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ward, Howard in U.S.

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


pinSimilar Names

Ward is pronounced similarly to Ard and Eward. Other recommended similar baby names are Baird, Bard, Caerd, Card, Cord, Dard, Ferd, Gard, Gyrd, Kord, Laird, Wade, Wain, Wake, Wald, Waldi, Waldo, Walt, Ware, Wat, Watt, Way, Wayde, Wayn and Wild. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ward.

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