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Warrer Surname History

The surname Warrer originated in the Danish island Fanoe, off the west coast of Denmark. The name can be traced back in the church books on the island to the year 1250. The church books stil exist, though they are now in a museum.


The Warrer family were for centuries seafarers and built up merchant navies. The island of Fanoe was strategically located for trade to England and western Europe, as well as the Medditeranean.

The Warrer family name is thought to have originated from the Danish island of Fanoe since church records in 1250 record this surname.  However, there are fewer than 60 people with this surname currently living in Denmark. Warrer family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Warrer family researchers. The last name Warrer is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Warrer has spread, it has evolved making it's history challenging to unearth. This page is the home for the complete history of the Warrer last name, Warrer origins, and records of Warrer family members.

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Warrer Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

It is very likely that the name Warrer originated in Denmark - it seems that it is the country with the longest record of the name.  However, today it is a relatively rare name in Denmark, maybe fewer than 60 people. The name Warrer can be linked to the Island of Fanoe of the West Coast of Denmark. 

Warrer Meaning & Etymology

The name Warrer is a very old name and certainly originates from Denmark. There is a possibilty that the meaning of the name is related to the word "varer" which means "goods". It could be likely that the name is related to being a trader.

Warrer Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Warrer surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Warrer change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Warrer were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Warrer.

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