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The surname Warn likely is derived from the place name Wearne, a hamlet, in the parish of Huish-Episcopi, poor-law union of Langport, E. division of the hundred of Kingsbury in Somerset, [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
or Warne in Marytavy in Devon. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print


Warn Early Origins



The surname Warn was first found in Somerset or Devon. Alternatively the name could have been "from Cornish guernen, an alder-tree." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Charnock, Richard, Stephen, Ludus Patronymicus of The Etymology of Curious Surnames. London: Trubner & Co., 60 Paternoster Row, 1868. Print.
[4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Arthur, William , An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. London: 1857. Print
Another source claims the name was "a curt pronunciation of Warren." [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 listed Roger Warne in Norfolk, and the following in Somerset: Jervase de Werne; John de Werne and Alexander atte Werne. [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Kirby's Quest listed: Gervase de Werne as residing in Somerset, 1 Edward III (during the first years of Edward III's reign.) [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
Dickinson, F.H., Kirby's Quest for Somerset of 16th of Edward the 3rd London: Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St, Martin's Lane, 1889. Print.


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Warn Spelling Variations


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Warn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Warne, Warnes, Warn, Wearn, Wearne and others.

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Warn Early History


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Warn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Warn research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1524 and 1545 are included under the topic Early Warn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Warn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Warn Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Warn In Ireland


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Warn In Ireland



Some of the Warn family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Warn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jame Warn, who landed in New Orleans in 1849
  • A Warn, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Emily Warn, aged 32, who settled in America from Liverpool, in 1892
  • Fred Warn, aged 6, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1892

Warn Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Goerge John Warn, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States from Dublin, Ireland, in 1911
  • Francis Richard Warn, aged 5, who emigrated to America from Dublin, Ireland, in 1911
  • Esther Warn, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Grimsby, England, in 1913
  • Florence Warn, aged 3, who landed in America from Callington, England, in 1913
  • Horace Warn, aged 20, who settled in America from Callington, England, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Warn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Warn, aged 37, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Florentia" [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FLORENTIA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Florentia.htm
  • Robert Warn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Florentia" in 1849 [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FLORENTIA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Florentia.htm
  • John Warn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Mary Ann" in 1849 [9]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The MARY ANN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849MaryAnn.htm

Warn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Warn, aged 21, a carpenter, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Warn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Warn (post 1700)



  • Jesse Warn, American television director, known for his work on Spartacus, The Originals, Arrow and The Flash
  • Bob Warn, Indiana State University baseball coach, eponym of Bob Warn Field at Sycamore Stadium
  • Emily Warn, American poet
  • Sarah Warn, American writer, former editor of entertainment website AfterEllen.com
  • Christopher Warn (b. 1979), English former cricketer
  • Julie Anne Warn AM (b. 1953), Australian academic and performing arts administrator, current Director of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts at Edith Cowan University
  • Jayden Warn OAM (b. 1994), Australian gold medalist wheelchair rugby player at the 2016 Rio Paralympics
  • Patricia Pauline "Patti" Warn (b. 1944), former Australian trade unionist and political staffer, the first female president of the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Labor Party (1976-1980)

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Warn Historic Events


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Warn Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Reginald Theodore Warn, British Corporal, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [10]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
  3. ^ Charnock, Richard, Stephen, Ludus Patronymicus of The Etymology of Curious Surnames. London: Trubner & Co., 60 Paternoster Row, 1868. Print.
  4. ^ Arthur, William , An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. London: 1857. Print
  5. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  6. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  7. ^ Dickinson, F.H., Kirby's Quest for Somerset of 16th of Edward the 3rd London: Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St, Martin's Lane, 1889. Print.
  8. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FLORENTIA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Florentia.htm
  9. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The MARY ANN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849MaryAnn.htm
  10. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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The Warn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Warn Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 31 May 2017 at 09:41.

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