Infographic of Ward name meaning, which is “The guardian,” from the Anglo-Saxon weardian, to keep watch.
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Ward Name Popularity

How popular is the name Ward? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 642 5 0.0014%
1911 452 14 0.0038%
1912 351 79 0.0157%
1913 357 95 0.0168%
1914 342 146 0.0209%
1915 357 182 0.02%
1916 381 166 0.0172%
1917 368 194 0.0194%
1918 393 189 0.0176%
1919 396 184 0.0176%
1920 356 243 0.0219%
1921 368 230 0.0201%
1922 322 283 0.0254%
1923 366 224 0.02%
1924 360 236 0.0203%
1925 376 209 0.0185%
1926 430 159 0.0145%
1927 401 187 0.0169%
1928 468 129 0.0121%
1929 440 140 0.0135%
1930 402 172 0.0165%
1931 438 128 0.013%
1932 483 104 0.0105%
1933 489 96 0.0103%
1934 433 129 0.0133%
1935 494 96 0.0099%
1936 546 74 0.0077%
1937 491 95 0.0096%
1938 491 103 0.0101%
1939 514 85 0.0084%
1940 559 73 0.0069%
1941 537 82 0.0073%
1942 519 100 0.0079%
1943 491 123 0.0094%
1944 509 102 0.0082%
1945 520 93 0.0076%
1946 449 161 0.0109%
1947 470 165 0.0099%
1948 494 137 0.0086%
1949 510 127 0.0079%
1950 583 91 0.0057%
1951 505 138 0.0081%
1952 568 109 0.0062%
1953 525 134 0.0076%
1954 543 133 0.0073%
1955 544 137 0.0074%
1956 595 117 0.0062%
1957 642 97 0.005%
1958 513 185 0.0098%
1959 510 192 0.0101%
1960 476 231 0.0122%
1961 443 281 0.0149%
1962 513 203 0.0111%
1963 492 217 0.0121%
1964 518 185 0.0105%
1965 634 97 0.0059%
1966 544 150 0.0096%
1967 578 125 0.0082%
1968 701 69 0.0046%
1969 727 71 0.0046%
1970 769 70 0.0044%
1971 950 35 0.0023%
1972 974 31 0.0023%
1973 1,145 17 0.0013%
1974 1,598 6 0.0005%
1975 0 0%
1976 1,724 6 0.0005%
1977 1,804 5 0.0004%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 2,173 5 0.0003%
1983 2,084 5 0.0003%
1984 1,824 6 0.0004%
1985 0 0%
1986 2,271 5 0.0003%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 2,590 5 0.0003%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 2,887 5 0.0003%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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What names are variants of Ward?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Warde

Watchman

English

Warden

Watchman

English

Worden

Watchman

English


What names sound like Ward?

If you like how Ward sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Ward.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aart

Celtic

Ard

Great forest

Latin

Eward

Brave, strong boar

English

Farid

Exceptional, unequaled; wide

Indian (Sanskrit)

Ferd

Bold voyager

German

Ford

River crossing

English

Jarad

Descending

Hebrew

Jared

Descent

Hebrew

Jarid

Descending

Hebrew

Jarod

Descending; down-flowing

Hebrew

Jaryd

Descending

Hebrew


What names are similar to Ward?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Howard

Noble watchman

English


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