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Wanger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Wang or Wangen (meaning ‘grass slope’). South German: metathesized variant of Wagner.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ranger, Anger, Wenger, Tanger, Zanger, Waner, Swanger, Ganger, Winger

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Wanger Family Origin

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Wanger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Wanger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Wanger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wanger family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wanger.

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Wanger Historical Records

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Wanger Life Expectancy

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