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What does Ware mean?

Ware Pronunciation of Ware [ware] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ware is "Aware, watchful".

Affiliated boy name: Warren.

Associated with: old english.


Creative forms:
(male) Waire, Wate, ..

(female) Waria, Wate, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ware Montgomery (W.M.), ..

How popular is Ware?

Ware is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#667 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Ware (unlisted) is Warren (#400 in 2015). Adoption of this relation of Ware was widespread 95 years ago (adoption of 0.35%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.04%, down 88%), with Warren becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Warren in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ware and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ware is pronounced similarly to Iyar, Or and Yaar. Other suggested similar names are Adare, Clare, Dore, Dre, Fabre, Gere, Gore, Imre, Jere, More, Sabre, Sayre, Tore, Tre, Vere, Wade, Wain, Waite, Wake, Wald, Walt, Ward, Warde, Warden, Warley, Warner, Wat, Watt, Way, Wayde, Wayn, Wayne, Wayte, Wole and Wye. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ware.

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