First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ewald

User Submitted Origins

African Dutch (Afrikaans)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Ewald is of German origin and means "Ruler of the law".
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From the name of two seventh century missionaries, Old High German ewa (“law”) + waltan (“to rule”).

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Ewald

Notable Persons Named Ewald

Ewald Lienen

Ewald Lienen is a soccer player for the FC St. Pauli, Arminia Bielefeld, Borussia Mönchengladbach, and MSV Duisburg. Ewald was born on November 28th, 1953 in Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock.

Ewald Hering

Ewald Hering was a scientist in the field of physiology. Ewald was born on August 5th, 1834 in Gersdorf, Saxony. He passed away on January 26th, 1918.

Ewald Lindloff

His military service ended in 1945.

Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin

Ewald was born on March 22nd, 1890 in Dobrowo. He passed away on April 9th, 1945.

Ewald von Demandowsky

Ewald was born on October 21st, 1906. He died on October 7th, 1946.

Ewald von Lochow

His military service ended in 1917. Ewald was born on April 1st, 1855 in Baruth/Mark. He passed away on April 11th, 1942.

  • Ewald Stadler
  • Ewald Hecker
  • Ewald O. Stiehm
  • Ewald Bucher
  • Ewald Kooiman
  • Ewald Burian
  • Ewald Max Hoyer
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  • Ewald Latacz
  • Ewald Weibel
  • Ewald Riebschlager
  • Ewald Bosse
  • Ewald Kienle

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ewald

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ewald

Anton Ewald

Anton Ewald is a pop music musician. He has been prominent since 2009. Anton was born on August 7th, 1993 in Sweden.

Reinhold Ewald

Reinhold Ewald is a physicist.

Christian Wilhelm Karl Ewald

Christian was born on June 18th, 1852. He breathed his last breath on September 2nd, 1932.

Manfred Ewald

Manfred was born on May 17th, 1926 in Podejuch, Germany. He breathed his last breath on October 21st, 2002.

Francois Ewald

Francois was born on April 29th, 1946.

Johann von Ewald

His military service ended in 1788. Johann was born on March 20th, 1744 in Kassel. He left this life on June 25th, 1813.


Common last names for Ewald

  • Schmidt
  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Schulz
  • Schroeder
  • Miller
  • Fischer
  • Schultz
  • Krueger
  • Carlson
  • Meyer
  • Olson

Common first names for Ewald

  • John
  • William
  • George
  • Robert
  • Mary
  • Charles
  • Henry
  • Edward
  • Helen
  • Margaret
  • Ruth
  • Donald
  • Joseph
  • Dorothy
  • Harold

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ewald U.S.
  White 95.77% 64.26%
  African American 0.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ewald

People with the last name Ewald are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Ewald

  • How Popular is the name Ewald? Ewald is the 11,458th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ewald was the 7,348th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ewald have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 922 babies born with the first name Ewald in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ewald to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ewald? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ewald first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ewald is Friday, November 6th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Ewald born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ewald was in 1916 with a total of 60 babies.
  • Random Ewald Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ewald is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Ewald: The name spelled backwards is Dlawe. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Wldea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ewald? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,535 people with the last name Ewald.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ewald? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Ewald as their last name.
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