Last name: SEWARD

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SEWARD : This last name is indexed 64,541 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SEWARD : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Seward (Old English Sǣweard from sǣ ‘sea’ + weard ‘guard’).2: English: from the Middle English personal name Siward Seward (Old English Sigeweard from sige ‘victory’ + weard ‘guard’ or the equivalent Old Norse Sigwarth).3: Irish (Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Suaird Ó Suairt usually Anglicized as Sword. The surname Seward (in any of the three possible senses) is also established among African Americans.

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