Last name: WERNER

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WERNER : This last name is indexed 398,332 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WERNER : 1: German Dutch Polish Czech Hungarian Norwegian Swedish and Danish: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements warin ‘protection shelter’ or ‘guard’ + heri hari ‘army’. The surname of German origin is also found in Britain (compare Warner) and France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Verner.2: Germanized or Americanized form of Czech Hungarian Swedish Danish Croatian and Slovenian Verner a cognate or variant of 1 above.

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