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Wenger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places in Bavaria named Weng or Wengen.

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


Similar surnames: Enger, Wanger, Senger, Winger, Wender, Denger, Wengel, Eger, Wege

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Wenger Family Origin

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Wenger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Retired Farmer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenger. A less common occupation for the Wenger family was Retired Farmer. The most common Wenger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wenger's were Farmers.

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Wenger Historical Records

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Wenger Life Expectancy

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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