Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Old German name derived from the element war meaning "aware, cautious" (Proto-Germanic *waraz, and the related verbs *warjaną "to ward off" and *warnōną "to ward off").

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGuerino(Italian) Guarin(Medieval French) Wace(Old Norman)


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1540.
Entry updated December 7, 2022