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Gender: Male Meaning of Hayward: "guardian of the hedged enclosure" Origin of Hayward: English occupational name

The name Hayward is a boy's name of English origin meaning "guardian of the hedged enclosure". Hayward and is often added to lists like If You Like Hayden, You Might Love... and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (BOYS)".

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Famous People Named Hayward

Hayward Townshend, English MP and diarist
Hayward Montague Davenport, English maritime painter
Hayward Augustus Harvey, American inventor and industrialist
Hayward Seaton Mack, American silent film actor
Hayward Barry Morse, British actor
Hayward "Sandy" Sanford, American NFL football player
Leland Hayward, American Broadway producer
Louis Hayward, British actor

Pop Culture References for the name Hayward

Hayward, California--city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area

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