Warwick Family History
Warwick Name Meaning
habitational name from the county seat of Warwickshire, or a regional name from the county itself. The city was originally named as the ‘outlying settlement (Old English wic) by the weir (a hypothetical Old English wæring)’. Compare Warrington. habitational name from a much smaller place of the same name in Cumbria, named with Old English waroð ‘bank’ + wic.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press