Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Warner m. A derivative of Old Saxon waru, Old High German wara 'protection, watch' + Old High German heri 'host, army'.

The name of a 13th C German saint.

Austria
Latin
1074x1087 Wernherus (nom) UrkStyria 77; c1075 Werinheri (nom) ibid. 78; c1115 Wernher (nom) ibid. 101; 1124 Wernherus (nom) ibid. 110; c1125 Werinhere (nom) ibid. 115; 1231 Werenherus (nom) UBEnns3 II
Belgium
Latin
1066 Warnerii (gen) CartSPL1 II
Czech Republic
Latin
1383 Wernerus (nom) LDFPUP1 p. 11
Middle High German
1370 Wernher (nom) Rössler1 62
England
Latin
1189 Garnier (nom) GASurv p. 113
1348 Guernieto (abl) SocAntNor-3-3 no. 9
Early Modern English
1481 Werner HHB1481-90 p. 19
Estonia
Middle Low German
1387 Werner BbRT p. 339; 1414 Werner ibid. p. 347; 1427 Werner ibid. p. 351
1364 Wernike BbRT p. 335; 1412 Wernyke ibid. p. 346; 1428 Werneke ibid. p. 352; 1592 Werner Tiik1977 p. 288
France
Latin
848 Vuarnario (abl) CartNoaille III; 1032x1064 Guarnerius (nom) LDS LV; 1044 Garnerius (nom) StVdM-II 659; 1067 Garnerius (nom) CartNDSaintes XII; 1067x1074 Garnerius (nom) ibid. XIII; 1121 Cuarnerii (gen) clairvaux-12thc 1, Guarnerii (gen) ibid. 1; 1135 Garnerii (gen) ibid. 7, Garnerius (nom) ibid. 7, Guarnerius (nom) ibid. 7; 1138x1162 Garnerio (abl) ibid. 63, Garnerius (nom) ibid. 67, Warnerio (abl) ibid. 76, Warnerius (nom) ibid. 62; 1143x46 Garnerius (nom) ibid. 12; 1146 Guarnerio (abl) HAP p. 374; 1147 Garnerio (abl) clairvaux-12thc 14, Garnerius (nom) ibid. 17, Guarnerius (nom) ibid. 15, Warnerii (gen) ibid. 14, Warnerius (nom) ibid. 18; 1147x1153 Garnerius (nom) ibid. 26; 1147x1162 Garnerius (nom) ibid. 55, Warnerii (gen) ibid. 47, Warnerius (nom) ibid. 55; 1156 Garnerus (nom) CartYonne1 CCCLXXXIII; 1163 Garnerii (gen) clairvaux-12thc 105, Guarnerii (gen) ibid. 99; 1163–64 Warnerus (nom) ibid. 115; 1164 Warnerus (nom) ibid. 121; 1168 Garnerii (gen) ibid. 133; 1169 Varnerus (nom) ibid. 136; 1171 Garnerius (nom) ibid. 141; 1179 Garnerii (gen) ibid. 177, Garnerius (nom) ibid. 174, Garnero (abl) ibid. 176, Garnerus (nom) ibid. 181, Warnerii (gen) ibid. 177; 1190 Warneri (gen) CartNDdOurscamp CII; 1231 Garnerus (nom) NDParisII 2-CV; 1256 Wernhero (abl) hennes-vol1 161; 1260 Garneri (gen) ArrestReg-volI XXII, Ascension; 1263 Garnero (abl) NDParisII 1-I; 1268 Garneri (gen) ibid. 2-V; 1270 Garneri (gen) ibid. 2-XLI, Garnerus (nom) ibid. 2-XLI; 1273 Garneri (gen) ibid. 2-XLIII, Garnerus (nom) ibid. 2-XLIII; 1274 Garneri (gen) ibid. 2-LV; 1292 Garnerius (nom) MemBret-I 1102; 1378 Garnerii (gen) hanquetvol1 2272, Warnerium (acc) ibid. 2350, Warnero (dat) ibid. 1582, Wernerium (acc) ibid. 2326, Wernerum (acc) ibid. 2339
Old French
1292 Garnier (obl) HistHdVParis p. 111; c1294 Garnier (obl) ibid. p. 125; 1296 Garnier paris1296 p. 2, (obl) HistHdVParis p. 131; 1301 Garnier (obl) ArchReimsII1 XIV, Garniers (nom) ibid. XIII; 1307 Garnier (obl) ibid. LX, Garniers (nom) ibid. LX; 1313 Garnier Paris1313 p. 29; 1346 Garnier (nom) HAP p. 309
Middle French
1388 Garnier thierry; 1392 Garnier MemBret-II col. 615; 1404 Garnier HistHdVParis no. 4; 1418 Garnier DdB1418 p. 200, HGParis p. 372, Garniez DdB1418 p. 196
Germany
Latin
987 Wernerus (nom) HambUrk-vol1 XLVIII; 1108 Warnerum (acc) quix-vol1 85; 1136 Warnerus (nom) ibid. 98; 1137 Warnerus (nom) ibid. 102; 1138 Warnerus (nom) ibid. 28; 1142 Werenhere (nom) mairhofer I, Werenherus (nom) ibid. X, Wernher (nom) ibid. I; 1144 Werenhere (nom) ibid. XV, Werenherus (nom) ibid. XVI; 1145 Werenherus (nom) ibid. XVIII; 1147 Warnerus (nom) quix-vol1 29; 1149 Werenherus (nom) mairhofer XXX; 1151 Werenheri (gen) ibid. XXXVIII, Werenherus (nom) ibid. XXXVIII; 1174 Warnerus (nom) quix-vol1 32; 1185 Warnerus (nom) ibid. 36; 1186 Warnerus (nom) quix-vol2 123; 1200 Wernerus (nom) hennes-vol1 5; 1211 Wernherus (nom) ibid. 11; 1214 Wernherus (nom) ibid. 15; 1215 Warnerus (nom) quix-vol2 126, Wernherus (nom) hennes-vol1 18; 1216 Warnerus (nom) ibid. 22; 1218 Wernherus (nom) ibid. 30; 1219 Wernerus (nom) ibid. 36, Wernhero (abl) ibid. 37, Wernherus (nom) ibid. 37; 1220 Warnerus (nom) ibid. 47; 1221 Wernherus (nom) ibid. 58; 1222 Warnerus (nom) quix-vol1 74; 1233 Wernerus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XIV; 1248 Wernerus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. XXXIV; 1255 Wernero (abl) hennes-vol1 156; 1256 Wernherus (nom) ibid. 158; 1258 Wernheri (gen) ibid. 182, Wernherus (nom) ibid. 176; 1259 Wernerus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXXI, Wernherus (nom) ibid. XXXI; 1264 Wernherus (nom) hennes-vol1 201; 1267 Wernerus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. LXIII; 1270 Wernerus (nom) ibid. no. LXV; 1271 Wernheri (gen) hennes-vol1 216, Wernherus (nom) ibid. 216; 1273 Werneri (gen) ibid. 230; 1275 Wernhero (abl) ibid. 240, Wernherum (acc) ibid. 240, Wernherus (nom) ibid. 238; 1281 Wernero (abl) ibid. 280, Wernerum (acc) ibid. 277, Wernerus (nom) ibid. 278; 1283 Wernerus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. LXXX; 1284 Wernherus (nom) hennes-vol1 295; 1296 Wernhero (abl) ibid. 332; 1298 Wernerum (acc) ibid. 339; 1300 Wernherus (nom) ibid. 346; 1321 Wernerus (nom) VFBStralsund 62; 1322 Wernherus (nom) SMM p. 164; 1332 Wernerus (nom) UrkMeck-8 5370; 1401 Wernhero (dat) HD1401 no. 269
Middle High German
1293 Wernhern (dat) UrkWitt-II 188
Early New High German
1401 Werntzen (dat) UrkKH-2 909
Italy
Latin
1226 Wernherus (nom) hennes-vol1 70; 1265x1339 Guarneri (gen) BBC-Berg 10; 1310 Guarneri (gen) MonRav-2 CCCL, Guarnerius (nom) ibid. CCCL
Latvia
Latin
1286 Wernero (dat) RigSB 480; 1295 Wernerus (nom) ibid. 775; 1323 Wernero (dat) ibid. 983
The Netherlands
Latin
1254 Wernerus (nom) GesOIJ-1 p. 294; 1291 Wernerus (nom) ibid. p. 297; 1334 werneri (gen) ibid. p. 300; 1364 werneri (gen) ibid. p. 302; 1387 werneri (gen) ibid. p. 305, wernerus (nom) ibid. p. 304
Poland
Latin
1251 Wernerus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. XLI
Sweden
Latin
1350 Vernero (abl) SDHK no. 6061
Switzerland
Latin
1154 Garnerius (nom) CartHaut 5; 1155 Garnerii (gen) ibid. 6, Garnerio (abl) ibid. 6, Garnerium (acc) ibid. 6, Garnerius (nom) ibid. 6; 1162 Warnerii (gen) ibid. 12; 1180 Garnerus (nom) ibid. 26; 1186 Vualnerio (abl) ibid. 27, Warnerus (nom) ibid. 27; 1188 Garnerius (nom) ibid. 28; 1235 Warnerio (abl) CLC p. 39, Warnero (dat) ibid. p. 47
1297 Vernetus (nom) Ob-SPVn (244)
Early New High German
1451 Wernher (nom) MHCG2 220
Cite as: R. Le Get, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Warner". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Warner.