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Gender: Male Meaning of Ward: "guard, watchman" Origin of Ward: English occupational name

The name Ward is a boy's name of English origin meaning "guard, watchman". Ward and is often added to lists like Unusual Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF".

From the experts:

Until recently Ward was, like Wally, a Cleaver name, but today's parents are seeing it as a cooler nickname for Edward than Eddie, and are also beginning to use it on its own.

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Popularity

Ward is #766 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Ward

Pop Culture References for the name Ward

Warden, Warde, Worden, Weard

Comments

meekshouse Says:

2017-05-13T20:53:27

Makes me think of ward of the state

lesliemarion Says:

2015-02-12T01:14:30

I love Ward, but then I also have a crush on Ward Cleaver, so there you go! It sounds solid.

servals_ Says:

2014-10-21T14:23:17

reminds me of hospital ward