Seward Family History
Seward Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Seward (Old English Sǣweard from sǣ ‘sea’ + weard ‘guard’). English: from the Middle English personal name Siward Seward (Old English Sigeweard from sige ‘victory’ + weard ‘guard’ or the equivalent Old Norse Sigwarth). 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.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022