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The roots of the distinguished surname Fanger lie in the northwestern regions of Germany. The name is a variation of the surname "Fänger," which means "catcher." It is likely that the name is occupational in origin, first used to indicate someone who worked as an animal catcher.

Fanger Early Origins



The surname Fanger was first found in the northwestern regions of Germany, where the name is thought to have first emerged. The young Fanger family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval German society.

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Fanger Spelling Variations


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Fanger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fang, Fäng, Fänger, Fanger, Fangman, Fangmann, Fangeman, Fangemann and many more.

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Fanger Early History


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Fanger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fanger research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1793 and 1879 are included under the topic Early Fanger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fanger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fanger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fanger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Woolf Fangerer, who settled in Philadelphia in 1738; Wilhelm Fang, who emigrated from Württemburg to North America in 1830; Anton Fangeman and Henry Fangeman, who both came to Baltimore in 1834.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Fanger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fanger Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 19 December 2014 at 11:59.

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