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Meaning and Origin of: Waring

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Dashing
  • German : Watchman; gamekeeper; enclosure

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from the Norman personal name Warin, derived from Germanic war(in) ‘guard’, and used as a short form of various compound names with this first element. Compare, for example, Warner 2. The name was popular in France and among the Normans, partly as a result of the popularity of the Carolingian lay Guérin de Montglave.