Last name: WARNER

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WARNER : This last name is indexed 404,874 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WARNER : 1: English (of Norman origin) and North German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements war(in) ‘protection shelter’ or ‘guard’ + heri hari ‘army’. The name was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Warnier (Old French Garnier). Compare Garner and Werner.2: English (of Norman origin): shortened form of Warrener (see Warren 2).3: Irish (Cork): when this is not the Anglo-Norman name (see above) an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin (see Murnane) found in medieval records as Iwarrynane from a genitive or plural form of the name in which m is lenited.

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