Ward may refer to:

Common name for people

* Ward (given name)
* Ward (surname)

Fictional characters

* Luke Ward, character in the television program, "The OC"
* Mycroft Ward, main antagonist from "The Raw Shark Texts"
* Thomas Ward, main antagonist from The Wardstone Chronicles
* Victor Ward, main character of the Bret Easton Ellis novel "Glamorama"
* Vivian Ward, title character in the film "Pretty Woman"
* Ward Cleaver, character in the television sitcom, "Leave It To Beaver"
* Ward Zabac, character in Final Fantasy VIII
* Wardes, character from "Zero no Tsukaima"
* Warring Adolescents Revenge Division (WARD), organization in "The Hardy Boys" graphic novels


* Ward, New Zealand
* United States:
** Ward, Arkansas
** Ward, Colorado
** Ward Reservation, Massachusetts
** Ward Township, Minnesota
** Ward, New York
** Ward Township, Hocking County, Ohio
** Ward Township, Pennsylvania

Other uses

*Ward's, an publishing company that has covered the automotive industry for over 80 years
**Ward's AutoWorld, publication of Ward's
**Ward's Dealer Business, publication of Ward's
* Ward (band), electronica duo
*Ward (country subdivision), electoral district or unit of local government
**Wards of Japan
**Wards of the United Kingdom
**Wards of the United States
* Ward (fencing), defensive position in the sport of fencing
* Ward (law), someone placed under the protection of a legal guardian
* Ward (LDS Church), local congregation
* Ward (mechanical lock mechanism)
* Inner or Outer Wards, sections of a Concentric castle
* Montgomery Ward, defunct U.S. department store chain
* USS "Aaron Ward", a series of U.S. Navy destroyers
* Ward, spell; more specifically, a kind of magic in fantasy role playing games
* Ward, section of a hospital

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