Ward

1717–
Repton, England

The Life of Ward

Ward was born in 1717. He married Cokayne in Chaddesden, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Ward
1717–
Cokayne
1721–
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Spouse and Children

    Male1717–Male

    Female1721–Female

MARRIAGE
Chaddesden, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Old English weard ‘guard’ (used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).2 Irish: reduced 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.3 Surname adopted by bearers of the Jewish surname Warshawski, Warshawsky or some other Jewish name bearing some similarity to the English name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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