Wangen Surname History

Early Origins of the Wangen family

The surname Wangen was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Wangen became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

Early History of the Wangen family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wangen research. Another 96 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1678 and 1840 are included under the topic Early Wangen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wangen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wangen, Wanger, Wangern, Wangler, Wanglen, Weigen, Wiegen, Wegen, Wegeln, Wageln, Wögen, Vangen and many more.

Early Notables of the Wangen family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Wangen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Wangen family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..


Contemporary Notables of the name Wangen (post 1700) +

  • Marvin Wangen, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1964 [1]
  • H. G. Van Wangen, American politician, Mayor of Lorain, Ohio, 1940-46 [2]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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