Meaning and Origin of: Waring

Boy name origins & meanings

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

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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 layGuérin de Montglave.