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GenderMasculine

Meaning & History

Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element wad meaning "to go" or warin meaning "guard, protect".
VariantWarin
Other Languages & CulturesGuerino Italian Guarin Medieval French

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1549

Categories

defence, short forms
Entry added January 10, 2017