When John G. Warren was born in 1841, in Missouri, United States, his father, Anderson Warren, was 34 and his mother, Frances Warren, was 19. He lived in Williams Township, Benton, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Benton, Missouri, United States in 1860.
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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