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.

Czech Republic
Middle High German
1370 Wernher (nom) Rössler1 62
England
Latin
1189 Garnier (nom) GASurv p. 113
1348 Guernieto (abl) SocAntNor-3-3 no. 9
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
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; 1147 Garnerio (abl) ibid. 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; 1378 Garnerii (gen) hanquetvol1 2272, Warnerium (acc) ibid. 2350, Warnero (dat) ibid. 1582, Wernerium (acc) ibid. 2326, Wernerum (acc) ibid. 2339
Old French
1296 Garnier paris1296 p. 2; 1313 Garnier Paris1313 p. 29
Middle French
1388 Garnier thierry; 1392 Garnier MemBret-II col. 615; 1418 Garnier HGParis p. 372
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; 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; 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
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
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
1297 Vernetus (nom) Ob-SPVn (244)
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 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Warner.