Name Element WART

TYPE: Element

Meaning & History

Germanic element meaning "guard, guardian".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: varðr (Ancient Scandinavian), weard (Anglo-Saxon)
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Tjaart (Afrikaans), Sigiward, Siward, Theodoard (Ancient Germanic), Sigurðr (Ancient Scandinavian), Sigeweard (Anglo-Saxon), Sigurd (Danish), Sieuwerd, Sjoerd, Tjaard, Tjeerd (Dutch), Seward, Ward (English), Dieuwert, Sjoerd, Tjaard, Tjeerd (Frisian), Siegward (German), Sigurður (Icelandic), Sigurd, Sigurðr (Norse Mythology), Sigurd, Sjurd (Norwegian), Sigurd, Sigvard (Swedish)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Seward, Sowards, Ward (English), Sigurdsson, Sigurðsson (Icelandic), Ó Suaird, Seward, Sowards (Irish), Sigurdsson (Swedish)
Entry added December 3, 2014