Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Haward m. A derivative of Old High German, Old Saxon hahan 'to hang' + Old High German wart 'guard, ward'.

France
Latin
1180 Havart (nom) RotScaNor p. 13
Germany
Latin
822x875 Hawardo (abl) TradCorb §177; 925 Hauuart (nom) UrkStyria 14; c925 Hauuart (nom) ibid. 15; 1020 Hawardus (nom) quix-vol1 58, hawardi (gen) ibid. 58; 1394 Awardi (gen) SMM p. 183
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Haward". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Haward.