Meaning and Origin of: Warwick

Boy name origins & meanings

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

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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 Englishwīc) by the weir (a hypothetical Old Englishwæring)’. Compare Warrington.
  • English : habitational name from a much smaller place of the same name in Cumbria, named with Old English waroð ‘bank’ + wīc.