Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Warin m. A derivative of Old Saxon waru, Old High German wara 'protection, watch'.

The name of a character in a 13th C Old French chanson, La Geste de Garin de Monglane.

England
Latin
1155 Warin (gen) FPD p. 121, fn. 1; 1185x1186 Warini (gen) PR-XXXVI p. 14, Warinus (nom) ibid. p. 8; 1189 Guarin (nom) GASurv p. 201, Warinus (nom) ibid. p. 217, Werin (nom) ibid. p. 222, Weringus (nom) ibid. p. 230; 1222 Garini (gen) StPaulDom p. 16, Garinus (nom) ibid. p. 6, Warini (gen) ibid. p. 8, Warinus (nom) ibid. p. 5; 1240 Warinus (nom) ibid. p. 119; 1299 Warini (gen) ComWil-vol1 p. 2; 1300 Warrenus (nom) ProcSuf-vol3 p. 240; 1302 Warinus (nom) ComWil-vol1 p. 4
Early Modern English
1562 Weryn COmar-vol5 p. 2
France
Latin
c823 Garinus (nom) irminon-vol2 94, Ved, Verinus (nom) ibid. 94, Ved; 825 Warino (dat) InsMacon V, Warinum (acc) ibid. V, Warinus (nom) ibid. V; 862 Warini (gen) ibid. IX; 969 Vuarinus (nom) CartSavII 4; 1029x1033 Guarinus (nom) CartStPC XII; 1079x1101 Garinus (nom) ibid. IX; 1090x1101 Garini (gen) ibid. XLIII, Garinus (nom) ibid. XLIII, Guarinus (nom) ibid. XLIII; 1101x1129 Garinus (nom) ibid. XXIII; 1107 Garino (abl) ibid. XVII, Guarino (abl) ibid. XVII; a1108 Garinus (nom) ibid. XXI; 1115x1149 Garinus (nom) ibid. X; a1116 Garinus (nom) ibid. XX; 1127 Garinus (nom) ibid. XIX; c1140 Garinus (nom) CartNDdOurscamp LXXXIII; 1147 Garini (gen) clairvaux-12thc 14, Garinus (nom) ibid. 14, Warinus (nom) ibid. 15; 1163 Warini (gen) ibid. 99; c1175–1180 Garinus (nom) ChartCaen2 p. 62, Warini (gen) ibid. p. 66; 1179 Garino (abl) clairvaux-12thc 176, Garinus (nom) ibid. 177, Guarinus (nom) ibid. 178; 1180 Guarini (gen) RotScaNor p. 35, Guarino (abl) ibid. p. 22, Warino (abl) ibid. p. 4; 1236 Garini (gen) NDParisII 2-XXXIX; 1255x1256 Guerinus (nom) ibid. 2-CXIII; 1257 Garinus (nom) ArrestReg-volI XIII, Pentecost; 1258 Garinus (nom) ibid. XIII, Pentecost; 1259 Garinum (acc) ibid. XIII, St. Martin, Garinus (nom) ibid. XIII, St. Martin, Guerinus (nom) NDParisII 2-XLVI; 1265 Warinus (nom) CartNDdOurscamp CLIX; 1269x70 Guerinus (nom) NDParisII 2-XXXII; 1273 Garinus (nom) RegToul-13thC p. 24, Guerini (gen) NDParisII 2-XLIII, Guerinus (nom) ibid. 2-XLIII; 1274 Garini (gen) ibid. 2-LV; 1292 Garinus (nom) MemBret-I 1104, Guerinus (nom) ibid. 1102; 1301 Warini (gen) MemPic-vol17 p. 207; 1376 Garinus (nom) St-Bernard-Romans 383; 1378 Garini (gen) hanquetvol1 559, Guerini (gen) ibid. 455, Guerrini (gen) ibid. 361
1376 Garinoni (gen) St-Bernard-Romans 383
Old French
1292 Guerin (obl) HistHdVParis p. 109, MemBret-I 1101; 1293 Guerin (obl) HistHdVParis p. 123; 1296 Guerin paris1296 p. 2; 1313 Guerin Paris1313 p. 3
1296 Garnot paris1296 p. 44; 1313 Garnot Paris1313 p. 25
Middle French
1561 Gúerin RegPCC-1 p. 3; 1565 Guérin ibid. p. 126; 1566 Guérin ibid. p. 199; 1567 Guérin ibid. p. 300; 1568 Guérin ibid. p. 396; 1571 Guerin ibid. p. 447
1392 Gueret MemBret-II col. 612; 1421 Garnot favier p. 173, Guerinet ibid. 562; 1438 Garnot ibid. 223
Germany
Latin
822x875 Warinus (nom) TradCorb §15; 1098 Vuerinheri (gen) quix-vol1 25
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Warin (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 7, Warinus (nom) ibid. III, p. 4
Early Modern English
1535 Warin Fiants-1 42
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Guarini (gen) BBC-Berg 311
Scotland
Latin
1381x1388 Warino (abl) CartNBer [p. xxxvii]
Switzerland
Latin
1161 Warino (dat) CartHaut 10; 1163 Garinus (nom) ibid. 14; 1220 Garini (gen) ibid. 36
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Warin". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Warin.