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since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wern

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  • A submission from Australia says the name Wern means "Clever and full of great ideas" and is of Danish origin.

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Wern
To refuse.

Etymology: See 1st Warn


See warn.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wern

Low was born on July 25th, 1990 in Penang, Malaysia.


William was born in 1781. He passed away in 1840.


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Popularity of Wern as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wern U.S.
  White 92.96% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wern

People with the last name Wern are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wern

  • How Popular is the name Wern? As a last name Wern was the 87,335th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Wern first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wern is Wednesday, October 5th, 1904.
  • How unique is the name Wern? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wern. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wern: Your name in reverse order is Nrew. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wern. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wern? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 213 people with the last name Wern.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wern? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wern as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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