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What does Warner mean?

Warner Pronunciation of Warner [warn-er] as a boys' name is pronounced WAR-ner. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Warner is "army guard". May also be derived from a Norman French surname meaning "park keeper". Philosopher Wernher Erdhardt; American Senator John Warner.

ASSOCIATED WITH army (warrior), norman, surname, park (tree), philosopher


VARIANTS Werner, Wernher



(male) Warer, Warned, ..

(female) Warnda, ..

Warner Graydon (W.G.), ..

How popular is Warner?

Warner is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1136 out of 1220, Top 93%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#344 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Warner reached its top position of #433 in the U.S. in the 1890s, and is presently at #1878. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Warner name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Warner outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Werner is the only other popular related form of Warner (#1878 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Warner reached the top of their popularity a century ago (MEDIAN #759) and are now significantly less popular, with the version Warner becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Warner, Werner in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Banner, Barber, Barker, Barnes, Barnet, Barney, Carne, Carney, Carter, Carver, Darnel, Dayner, Farmer, Farrer, Gainer, Gardner, Garnar, Garner, Garnet, Garnier, Gayner, Harper, Karney, Mariner, Marmer, Parker, Parnel, Rainer, Rayner, Tanner, Turner, Verner, Wagner, Wagoner, Walder, Walker, Waller, Walter, Warde, Warden, Ware, Warley, Warren, Warriner and Wayne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Warner.

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