Origin of the name Werner
Werner is a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Werner are in general originating from Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Werner across the world, see Verner.
Name meaning of Werner
- Protecting army
- Warin warrior
- Name Number: 2
- Interpretation: Partnership, Sense, Other, Passive, Assistance, Acceptance, Intimacy, Peace
History and Related Information
German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: from an old Germanic personal name composed of the tribal name Warin + the element heri, hari army, warrior. See also Warner.
Variant: Scandinavian: Verner.
Pet forms: German: Wetzel. Low German, Dutch, Frisian: Wessel.
Popularity of the given name
The name Werner is ranked on the 3,029ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 54900 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.003% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Werner has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
Name Day Calendar
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