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EtymologyEdit

Two different Norman surnames, one from a Germanic given name war(in) "guard", another from a place La Varenne "the game park" in Normandy.

Proper nounEdit

Warren

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

Proper nounEdit

The Warren

  1. A village in Berkshire, England.

Usage notesEdit

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

QuotationsEdit

  • 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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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Warren.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: wa‧rren

Proper nounEdit

Warren

  1. a male given name

GermanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Warren n (genitive Warrens)

  1. Varena, Trentino, Italy

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Warren.

Proper nounEdit

Warren

  1. A male given name