14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Ward Family History

Ward Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

11,891,459 Historical Documents with Ward on Ancestry.com
3,175,059 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
360,986 Military Records
213,837 Immigration Records
2,314,898 Census and Voter Lists
5,826,679 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Ward Families

Ward census records

You can use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ward surname lived over the years.

While the questions in census records vary from place to place, and year to year, you can generally find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, occupations, etc.

View all Ward census records >

Ward Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Ward lived before coming to the United States. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Ward Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ward ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Ward

Did the fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

Message Board about Ward

Browse message boards to get helpful hints from other people researching the name Ward.

There are no messages in the Ward message board.
Look up another family name
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | New Privacy | New Terms and Conditions