Ewald - Meaning of Ewald

What does Ewald mean?

[ 2 syll. e-wal(d), ew-a-ld ] The baby boy name Ewald is pronounced -IYWaoLD †. Ewald's language of origin is Germanic. It is predominantly used in Dutch and German. It is a two-element name derived from eo and wald which are of the meanings 'law, custom, right' and 'to rule' respectively. The name was borne by the Northumbrian brothers Saint Ewald the Black and Saint Ewald the Fair, who were missionaries in Frisia and north Germany. They were martyred in Old Saxony around 695.

Variations of Ewald include Ewalde, Ewould (Dutch), and Ewout (Dutch).

See also the related categories, martyred (death), fair (holy), brothers, missionaries, dutch, and german.

Ewald is a rare baby boy name. At the peak of its usage in 1902, 0.007% of baby boys were named Ewald. It was #763 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a drop in popularity since then, and is currently of only very modest use. Out of all boy names in its family, Ewald was nevertheless the most commonly used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Ewald include Elad, Eladeo, Eladeyo, Eladiyo, and Ilidio.

† English pronunciation for Ewald: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

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