First name origins & meanings:
- English: To guard, watchman
- English: Settlement near the weir
First name variations: Wardell, Warden, Wardley, Warfield, Warford, Warley, Warmond, Warton, Ward, War, Warick, Warrick, Warweck, Warwyc, Warwyck, Wick
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: habitational name from the county seat of
Warwickshire, or a regional name from the county itself. The city was
originally named as the ‘outlying settlement (Old English
wīc) by the weir (a hypothetical Old English
wæring)’. Compare Warrington.
- English: habitational name
from a much smaller place of the same name in Cumbria, named with Old
English waroð ‘bank’ + wīc.
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