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Warren Family History

Warren Name Meaning
English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from La Varrenne in Seine-Maritime, France, named with a Gaulish element probably descriptive of alluvial land or sandy soil.English: topographic name for someone who lived by a game park, or an occupational name for someone employed in one, from Anglo-Norman French warrene or Middle English wareine ‘warren’, ‘piece of land for breeding game’.Irish: adopted as an Englsih form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin (see Murnane, Warner).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Warren Families

  • Number of Warren families
     738 - 1,473
     247 - 737
     1 - 246
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Warren families
     2,072 - 4,142
     691 - 2,071
     1 - 690
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Warren families
     99 - 196
     34 - 98
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Warren Family Origin

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Warren Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Warren

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Warren Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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