- this week

Gender: M Meaning of Warren: "park-keeper" Origin of Warren: English from French Warren's Popularity in 2015: #400

Long lingering in limbo, Warren suddenly seems to be on the cusp of revival. One of the oldest recorded English surnames, Warren's popularity in the U.S. dates back to the nineteenth century, and by 1921, reached its peak at Number 24.

At one time it was bestowed in honor of General Joseph Warren, the first hero of the Revolution, who was killed at Bunker Hill. There have also been a number of notable first-named Warrens, including the 29th president, Warren Gamaliel Harding, financier Warren Buffett, actor Warren Beatty and musician Warren Zevon. NFL defensive tackle Warren Sapp was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013.

Lists containing Warren:

See All List Categories

Famous People Named Warren

Warren Gamaliel Harding, 29th U.S. president
Warren Beatty, American actor
Warren Hull, American actor
Warren Spahn, American baseball player
Warren Terhune, 13th Governor of American Samoa
Warren Zevon, American musician
Warren Haynes, American musician
Warren Creavalle, American soccer player
Warren Sapp, American football player
Warren Buffett, American businessman
Warren Sabir McGlone, American rapper
Warren Brown, English actor
Warren Lewis, older bother of C.S. Lewis
(Hans) Warren Christie, Canadian actor
Robin Warren, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology
Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

Pop Culture References for the name Warren

Warren Whelan, character on "Everybody Loves Raymond"
Warren Vidic, character in Assassin's Creed
Warren Bettany, character on Bedlam
Warren Worthington III, character in "X-Men"
Warren Merriwether, character on "227"
Warren Peace, character in "Sky High"
Warren Graham, character in "Life is Strange"