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Gender: M Pronunciation: VER-ner Meaning of Werner: "protecting army" Origin of Werner: German

Formal name lacking any sparkle or sheen.

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Famous People Named Werner

Werner Herzog, German documentary filmmaker
Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun, German-American rocket scientist
Werner von Trapp, son of Georg and Maria von Trapp of "Sound of Music" fame
Werner Heisenberg, German theoretical physicist and Nobel prize winner
(Ernst) Werner von Siemens, German entrepeneur
Alfred Werner, winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry
Werner Theodor Otto Forssmann, German physician; winner of the Nobel Prize
Werner Arber, Swiss microbiologist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Werner Mölders, German WWII flying ace

Pop Culture References for the Name Werner

Werner Brandes, character from movie "Sneakers"
Dr Werner Ernst, from the movie "Critical Care" played by James Spader
Werner Klemperer, from the movie "Auto Focus"
Werner Meminger, Liesel Meminger's young brother in The Book Thief

Warner, Wernhar

Werner's International Variations

Wessel (Dutch) Wetzel (German) Verner (Scandinavian)

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