Warren

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Anglo-Norman surname (de) Warenne, a reference to a place called Varenne, a hamlet near Arques-la-Bataille, along the river Varenne in Normandy, from Medieval Latin Warinna, a hydronym of Celtic/Gaulish origin, from *var-, *ver- (river, water), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wer- (water, rain, flow); see also the Latin river Avara. Phonetic Germanic influence is shown by the [v] > [w].[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Warren

  1. A surname, from Old French​.
  2. A male given name from the Germanic languages.
  3. A placename
    1. A town in New South Wales, Australia.
    2. A biogeographic region in southern Western Australia, Australia.
    3. A community in Manitoba, Canada; named for railroad executive A. E. Warren.
    4. A city, the county seat of Bradley County, Arkansas, United States.
    5. A former settlement near Fellows, Kern County, California, United States.
    6. A former settlement near Mojave, Kern County, California, United States.
    7. A town in Connecticut, United States; named for Joseph Warren.
    8. An unincorporated community in Idaho, United States.
    9. A village in Illinois, United States; named for Warren Burnett, the first white child born in the area.
    10. A town in Indiana, United States.
    11. An unincorporated community in Kentucky, United States.
    12. A town in Maine, United States; named for Joseph Warren.
    13. A town in Massachusetts, United States; named for Joseph Warren.
    14. A city in Michigan, United States; named for War of 1812 veteran Rev. Abel Warren.
    15. A city, the county seat of Marshall County, Minnesota, United States; named for railroad executive Charles Howard Warren.
    16. A city, the county seat of Trumbull County, Ohio, United States; named for surveyor Moses Warren.
    17. An unincorporated community in Missouri, United States; named for its township, itself for Joseph Warren.
    18. An unincorporated community in Montana, United States.
    19. A town in New Hampshire, United States; named for Peter Warren.
    20. A town in Herkimer County, New York, United States; named for Joseph Warren.
    21. A census-designated place in Oregon, United States; named for the town in Massachusetts.
    22. A city, the county seat of Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States; named for Revolutionary War hero Joseph Warren.
    23. A town in Rhode Island, United States; named for British naval officer Peter Warren.
    24. A former settlement in Texas, United States, and the former county seat of Fannin County.
    25. A census-designated place in Tyler County, Texas, United States.
    26. An unincorporated community in Utah, United States; named for Utah politician and Mormon leader Lewis Warren Shurtliff.
    27. A town in Vermont, United States; named for Joseph Warren.
    28. An unincorporated community in Virginia, United States.
    29. A village in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States.
    30. A town in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States.
    31. A town in Waushara County, Wisconsin, United States.

Proper noun[edit]

The Warren

  1. A village in Berkshire, England.

Usage notes[edit]

The given name used in medieval England and returned to use in the nineteenth century, often transferred from the surname. It has been more popular in the U.S.A. than in the U.K.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1894 George Bruce Malleson, Life of Warren Hastings, First Governor-General of India, Chapman&Hall 1894, page 4:
    Meanwhile, in 1730, the son, the younger Penyston Hastings, had married Hester Warren, daughter of the proprietor of Stubhill, a small estate near Twining, Gloucestershire. She died in the house at Churchill after having given birth to her second child who, in memory of her, was named Warren.
  • 1940, Paul Corey, The Road Returns, Bobbs-Merrill 1940, page 359:
    "I tell her she should name him Warren after the President,"Andrew was saying.
    "Never," said his wife. "Maybe I'll call him - " she looked around frantically - "Edward or Eric."

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References[edit]

  1. ^ François de Beaurepaire, La Vintlana était-elle la Bresle ou la rivière de Cailly ?, Annales de Normandie, 1960, Vol. 10, Numbers 10-1, p. 63.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Warren.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: wa‧rren

Proper noun[edit]

Warren

  1. a male given name from English

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Warren n (genitive Warrens)

  1. Varena, Trentino, Italy

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Warren.

Proper noun[edit]

Warren

  1. A male given name from English