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


Eddard is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the 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 does the name Eddard mean?

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 #13412 overall.

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