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Winger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , German



Early Origins of the Winger family


The surname Winger was first found in Bavaria, where the name Wengert was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Winger family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Winger research.
Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1788 is included under the topic Early Winger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Winger Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Wenger, Wengert, Wengar, Wengier, Wengerik, Weanger and many more.

Early Notables of the Winger family (pre 1700)


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

Migration of the Winger family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Winger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ann Winger, aged 56, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1735 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Lazerus Winger, aged 19, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1735 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jacob Winger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Winger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Winger, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1862 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Winger (post 1700)


  • Debra Lynn Winger (b. 1955), American three-time Academy Award nominated actress from Cleveland Heights, Ohio, best known for roles in An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Terms of Endearment (1983), and Shadowlands (1993)
  • Charles Frederick Kip Winger (b. 1961), American rock musician, a member of the rock band Winger
  • Oscar Winger, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jacob B. Winger, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Springfield, Missouri, 1864-66 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles O. Winger, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Secretary of State of Minnesota, 1894 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Al Winger, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1944 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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