Gender Masculine
Usage German, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. VEW-nu(German)

Meaning & History

From a Germanic name derived from warin "guard" combined with hari "army". A famous bearer was the German physicist Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976).

Related Names

DiminutivesWetzel(German) Wessel(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesWarinhari(Ancient Germanic) Verner(Danish) Wessel(Frisian) Irnerius(History) Garnier(Medieval French) Verner(Swedish)
Surname DescendantsWarner, Werner, Wernher, Wirner, Wirnhier, Wörner, Wörnhör(German)


People think this name is

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Name Days

Germany: April 18
Poland: April 19


Entry updated November 20, 2020