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.
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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)
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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..