Werner: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Werner

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.

Nicknames:

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,