Werner: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A German name derived from two elements meaning "guard" and "army," so you'll have to show your little Werner how it's done by guarding your chocolate stash with extra vigilance.


Werner isn't an easy name to nickname. You could call him Wernie? Or not.

Famous people named Werner:

Physicist and Nobel Prize winner Werner Heisenberg; Nobel Prize winner Werner Arber; documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog.

Fun fact:

Physicist Werner Heisenberg was the inspiration behind mild-mannered character Walter White's alter ego on "Breaking Bad," so this is a great name for either science fans or TV buffs.

More Inspiration:

Eureka! Science-Inspired Baby Names, Terrific Two-Syllable Boy Names,