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Meaning and Origin of: Warwick

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : To guard, watchman
  • English : Settlement near the weir

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from the county seat of Warwickshire, or a regional name from the county itself. The city was originally named as the ‘outlying settlement (Old English wīc) by the weir (a hypothetical Old English wæring)’. Compare Warrington.
  • English : habitational name from a much smaller place of the same name in Cumbria, named with Old English waroð ‘bank’ + wīc.