When Ellen Warren was born about 1878, in South Molton, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Warren, was 44 and her mother, Mary Payne, was 45. She married Charles Downs Venner in 1903, in South Molton, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in South Molton, Devon, England for about 20 years.
English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Warin, Werin, a borrowing of ancient Germanic Warino, a short form of various compound names based on the element warin ‘protection, shelter’ or ‘guard’. Compare Waring .
English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from La Varrenne in Seine-Maritime, France, named with a Gaulish element probably descriptive of alluvial land or sandy soil. This was the name of a major Norman family after the Conquest. In Ireland, this name has been Gaelicized as Bharain.
Irish: adopted as an English form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin (see Murnane , Warner ).
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