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The German surname Warnier emerged in the lands that formed the modern state of Lower Saxony, which is presently bordered by the North Sea, the Hartz mountains and the Elbe and Ems rivers. Lower Saxony was previously a medieval Saxon dukedom. German surnames developed at a time when most of Lower Saxony, and most of the German provinces, were states of the Holy Roman Empire. At first people used only a single name, but as the population grew and people began to travel, they began to find it necessary to take on an additional name to more clearly identify themselves.

Warnier Early Origins



The surname Warnier was first found in Lower Saxony, where the family gained a significant reputation for their contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. Branches of this estimable family held estates near Hanover, at Trebitsch in Silesia, and at Tolitz in Pomerania. The oldest form of the name is Werneke or Werner, but, in northern areas especially around Hamburg, it changed to Warner by around 1300. Chronicles first mention Herman Werneking of Hanover in 1497.

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Warnier Spelling Variations


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Warnier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Werner, Warner, Warners, Werners, Wernere, Wernerer, Waerner, Warncke, Warnke (Hamburg), Werneke, Warnken, Warnke, Warneking (Westphalia) and many more.

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Warnier Early History


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Warnier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Warnier research. Another 377 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1646, 1818, 1718, 1805, 1759, 1829, 1791, 1687, 1768, 1823, 1750, 1817, 1693, 1766, 1761, 1637 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Warnier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Warnier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Warnier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time included Zacharias Werner (1768-1823), who was a controversial dramatist. Abraham Gottlieb Werner (1750-1817) was a famous mineralogist and is considered to be the founder of geology. He influenced generations of prominent scientists while teaching at the mining...

Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Warnier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Warnier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M. Warnier, aged 28, who settled in America, in 1893
  • Maurice Warnier, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Maurice Warnier, aged 39, who landed in America, in 1896
  • Miss M. T. Warnier, aged 22, who emigrated to America, in 1896

Warnier Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Rose Warnier, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1911
  • Rene Warnier, aged 23, who landed in America from Hanchek Belgium, in 1913
  • Jacques Warnier, aged 45, who landed in America from Nenyel, Luxemberg, in 1914
  • Leopold Warnier, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States from Tamines, Belgium, in 1919
  • Florenti Warnier, aged 15, who settled in America from Tamines, Belgium, in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Warnier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Warnier (post 1700)



  • Jean-Dominique Warnier, co-developer of the Warnier/Orr diagram, a hierarchical flowchart

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    11. ...

    The Warnier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Warnier 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 17 September 2013 at 13:48.

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