Meaning and Name Origin
Warren \wa(r)-ren\ as a boys' name is of Old English and Middle English origin, and the meaning of Warren is "watchman; park warden". A warren was originally a game preserve. The word is now used to describe human dwellings that appear like the haphazard tunnels of a rabbit. Also possibly from Norman French "warrene" meaning "stockyard". The name was used in the late 19th century and made famous by President Warren G. Harding. Actor Warren Beatty; American Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger; football player Warren Sapp.
Warren is a very popular first name for males (#164 out of 1220, Top 13%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#138 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Warren for boys. Warren reached its top position of #51 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is presently at #432. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Warren▼ is pronounced similarly to Aaren, Aarron, Arren and Orren. Other suggested similar baby names are Barren, Darren▲, Farren, Garren, Jarren, Larren, Tarren and Warden. These names tend to be less frequently used than Warren.