Last name: WARREN

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WARREN : This last name is indexed 659,825 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WARREN : 1: English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Warin Werin a borrowing of ancient Germanic Warino a short form of various compound names based on the element warin ‘protection shelter’ or ‘guard’. Compare Waring.2: English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from La Varrenne in Seine-Maritime France named with a Gaulish element probably descriptive of alluvial land or sandy soil. This was the name of a major Norman family after the Conquest. In Ireland this name has been Gaelicized as Bharain.3: Irish: adopted as an English form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin (see Murnane Warner).

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