Banvard Surname Origin
Cornish British Local
From ban, a mount, hill, or high ground; and vard, a rampart, that is, a fortified hill or castle.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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