Werner is a masculine name and surname used throughout northern Europe with the high and mighty meaning of “defending warrior.” This lofty title derives from the German Warinhari and has been chosen by members of the nobility for centuries. Werner I was the name of one of the last bishops to be appointed by the Holy Roman Emperor, Otto III. If you can feel baby’s brave and protective spirit already vibrating with ambition, Werner may be the one.
Famous People Named Werner
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- Werner von SiemensInventor
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