Ware - Meaning of Ware

What does Ware mean?

[ 1 syll. wa-re, war-e ] The baby boy name Ware is pronounced WEHR †. Ware's language of origin is Old English and Old French. From Old English roots, its meaning is 'wary or prudent; one living near a weir or a dam'. The first name is derived from the surname, which could be from Waer (Old English), the nickname for a 'wary or prudent' person, with the root element waer. A more common derivation is from the surname for 'one living near a weir or a dam', and especially an early fish farm such as the town of Ware in Hertfordshire, England.

In addition, Ware is a derivative of the English Warren.

A derivative of Ware is the name Warey.

See also the related categories, english, town (village), element, farm, fish, root, and french.

Ware is an unusual baby name for boys. It is ranked outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Ware, Warren was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Ware include War, Warey, Warry, Wiar, and Worie.

† English pronunciation for Ware: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"



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