Ware Family History
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Ware Name Meaning
topographic name for someone who lived by a dam or weir on a river (Old English wær, wer), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Ware in Hertfordshire. nickname for a cautious person, from Middle English war(e) ‘wary’, ‘prudent’ (Old English (ge)wær).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press