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Werner von Trapp (born 1915) was the younger son in the famous von Trapp family, whose story was immortalised in the musical "The Sound of Music". He is represented in the movie by the character Kurt.
-- Chrisell  7/26/2006
Prussian form of Werner is Wernicke.
-- Anonymous User  12/16/2006
Name may originate from the Werin, a Germanic tribe known for their fortification expertise.
-- Anonymous User  12/16/2006
Werner Herzog is a film maker, famous most recently for "Grizzly Man." Most notable in my own mind for eating his shoe.
-- memomo  9/27/2007
Listen to the German pronunciation of Werner here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
-- _satu_  1/2/2009
I have an uncle Werner, from Germany. I don't think one is likely to hear the name outside of German speaking countries.
-- upon_her_eyes  1/27/2009
Werner Klemperer was an actor best known for his portrayal of the incompetent commandant of Stalag 13, Col. Klink. His father was a composer who moved his family to America to escape anti-Semitic pressure in Europe.
-- Atarah Derek  4/26/2009
I find this name to be very handsome and masculine. It has a great sound to it and a old-fashioned feel. It sounds heavy and romantic.
-- trk121  6/7/2009
A variant of this name was borne by famous rocket scientist and engineer Wernher von Braun (1912-1977).
-- goricar  4/4/2011
This is my dad's name - the biggest problem with it is that it is consistently misspelled as "Warner" by everyone told his name. I wouldn't recommend it be given to a child too far away from Germany, both because of the spelling and because I think it sounds better as intended - "verner" - and that's not going to happen most other places.
-- Anonymous User  10/22/2011
Fictional bearer: Werner is the eponymous main character of a famous German series of comic books and animated films by Rötger "Brösel" Feldmann.
-- Vellidragon  5/29/2013
Replace the R with an I and you get Weiner

I don't think this is the best choice to name your child. Sorry, but people can be cruel. Don't cause your kid the headache & discomfort.
-- Anonymous User  11/24/2014

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