Manger Family History
Manger Name Meaning
English, Dutch, and German: occupational name for a retail trader, Middle English manger, monger, Middle Dutch manger, menger, Middle High German mangære, mengære (from Late Latin mango ‘salesman’, with the addition of the Germanic agent suffix). Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in southwestern Norway named as Mángr in Old Norse, perhaps from már ‘sea gull’ + angr ‘fjord’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press