Origin of the name CYNEWARD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name CYNEWARD.
name meaning "royal guard," from Old English cyne "kinglike,
and weard "guard, warden, watchman." Also spelled Cyneweard.
A.D. 964. This year king
Edgar expelled the priests at Winchester from the Old-Minster and from
the New-Minster, and from Chertsey, and from Middleton, and filled them
with monks; and he appointed abbat Aethelgar abbat to the New-Minster,
and Ordbriht to Chertsey, and Cyneward to Middleton. (The
Historians of England, v.2/pt.1, 1853)