When Hilda Constance Ward was born in 1875, in London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edgar Paul Ward, was 25 and her mother, Emily Jane Dadd, was 23. She had at least 3 sons with Llewellyn Howard Davies. She lived in Fulham, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1881.
English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).
English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.
Irish: shortened form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.