Meaning Ad-Edward, originally only found on the borders of the Principality. In the 18th century Edward assumed the form of Bedward.
Origin Welsh, Irish

Rank 55,376 (2000 US census) 41,361 (1990 US census)
Count 347 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 41.5%, or 144 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 52.74%, or 183 total occurrences, as black,
  • undisclosed % as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • undisclosed % as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 2.02%, or 7 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 2.88%, or 10 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

Ukrainian middle names

Ukrainian middle names form the same way as Russian ones, except that for girls, the patronymic ending is '-ivna' rather than '-ovna' or '-evna.' Follow the Russian middle names link to get any additional information.

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