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The name Ward is of English origin, and means observer.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ward has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Ward
Use of the Name Ward for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
13,342 3,611 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ward has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Ward last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1972, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Ward
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188031330  
188126137  
188231730  
188332327  
188428338  
188537823  
188634625  
188735123  
188834729  
188931132  
189028837  
189126837  
189225250  
189332230  
189432131  
189526048  
189628941  
189735928  
189837528  
189924348  
190033043  
190138225  
190228146  
190329940  
190432139  
190538231  
190636434  
190740532  
190835542  
190938540  
191036350  
191130777  
1912366113  
1913333150  
1914336191  
1915348237  
1916377212  
1917359241  
1918363259  
1919371244  
1920348286  
1921367272  
1922320324  
1923363268  
1924357277  
1925372255  
1926402220  
1927393230  
1928440185  
1929428189  
1930380224  
1931421180  
1932429170  
1933432162  
1934402189  
1935453156  
1936478139  
1937457149  
1938433176  
1939464155  
1940490140  
1941492141  
1942490158  
1943466177  
1944470166  
1945486155  
1946431218  
1947451219  
1948468203  
1949493181  
1950523166  
1951480199  
1952517183  
1953490205  
1954519196  
1955518197  
1956553189  
1957586170  
1958497245  
1959490256  
1960473282  
1961432340  
1962489263  
1963472281  
1964502245  
1965582172  
1966538200  
1967551183  
1968640141  
1969696130  
1970720131  
197185292  
197283494  
Totals:  13,342 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ward as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Ward appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 93 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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