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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • German : Watchman; gamekeeper; enclosure

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch and Belgian (van der Varen) : habitational name for someone from any of various places in Zeeland, French Flanders, or East and West Flanders, called Waard, Waarde, or Weerd, denoting an area of land surrounded by water, an island.

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