Type Surname (from occupation & from location)
Usage Italian

Meaning & History

Occupational name meaning "sentry, sentinel" in Italian, also a locative name referring to a person who lived near a watchtower. Fiorello Laguardia (1882-1947) was the first mayor of New York of Italian origin.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesWard(English)


Entry updated April 16, 2019