Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Answard m. Old English ōs, Old High German *ans, ans-, ansi- 'god, deity' + Old English weard, Old High German wart 'guard, ward'.

England
Latin
966 Oswardus (nom) CDAS DXXVIII; 967 Osward (nom) ibid. DXXXXIII; 1189 Oswardi (gen) GASurv p. 233, Oswardus (nom) ibid. p. 185; 1222 Oswardus (nom) StPaulDom p. 60
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Oswardi (gen) MunDocIr III, p. 9
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Answard". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Answard.