Wangsness Family History

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Wangsness Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Sogn named Vangsnes, probably from Old Norse vangsni ‘plowshare’, (indicating a reef of that shape) + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

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


Similar surnames: Barsness, Langness, Sandness, Rogness, Eidsness, Garness, Fadness

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Wangsness Family Origin

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Wangsness Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Clerk In Store

    20%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Housekeeper

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wangsness family was Housekeeper. The most common Wangsness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wangsness's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wangsness.

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Wangsness Life Expectancy

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