Name Eddard Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Eddard


Eddard is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Eddard

Eddard is a variant of the Old English name Edward. It is famously referenced as a character’s name in the TV series “Game of Thrones” and George R. R. Martin’s book “A Song of Ice and Fire”. Eddard is the second oldest son of Rickard Stark, the Lord of Winterfell and Warden of the North. He is the father of Robb, Sansa, Arya, Brandon, and Rickon by his wife, Catelyn.

What is the meaning of the name Eddard?

Eddard means “rich guard” or “guardian of his property” (from Old English “ead” = fortune/wealth/property + “weard” = guard).

Pronunciation of Eddard

Popularity of the name Eddard

The name Eddard is ranked #13421 overall.

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