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

Ward Origin and Meaning

The name Ward is a boy's name of English origin meaning "guard, watchman".

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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Warden, Warde, Worden, Weard


madhunts Says:


My great grandpa's name. His first name was Henry with the middle names Ward and Brooklyn but he always went by Ward. Its my dad, brother and nephews middle names now. I think it is strong and simple.

meekshouse Says:


Makes me think of ward of the state

lesliemarion Says:


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

servals_ Says:


reminds me of hospital ward