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Werner Surname Origin
(Origin German) From the personal name meaning warrier. From war(in) ‘guard’ + heri, hari ‘army’. .
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Werner Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Werner family history than the origin of your surname:
A Werner Family History Thought:
'He who has no knaves, fools, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightening.' --Old English Proverb