Gender: Male Pronunciation: WOH-rick Meaning of Warwick: "settlement by the weir" Origin of Warwick: English

Warwick Origin and Meaning

The name Warwick is a boy's name meaning "settlement by the weir".

Pronounced the same way as tWarrick, Warwick is the name of an historic university town on the River Avon in England.

The name is attached to several notable historical figures, both real and fictional. Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, was an immensely powerful 15th-century English nobleman and military commander, who has been dubbed “Warwick the Kingmaker” because of the key role he played in the Wars of the Roses. And Guy of Warwick is a popular hero of English medieval and early modern romances, a valiant knight who becomes a hermit after repenting of his violent past.

A famous modern-day bearer is the English actor, director and writer Warwick Davis.

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