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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bedward

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adverb Bed"ward
Towards bed.

From bed +‎ -ward.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bedward

Alexander was born in 1859. He breathed his last breath in 1930.


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Popularity of Bedward as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bedward U.S.
  White 33.95% 64.26%
  African American 60.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bedward

People with the last name Bedward are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bedward

  • How Popular is the name Bedward? As a last name Bedward was the 44,500th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bedward first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bedward is Monday, April 26th, 1915.
  • How unique is the name Bedward? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bedward. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bedward: Your name in reverse order is Drawdeb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rbddwae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bedward? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 483 people with the last name Bedward.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bedward? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bedward as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Bedwards Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Bedward born Aug 14, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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