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The roots of the distinguished surname Fangman 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.

Fangman Early Origins



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

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Fangman Spelling Variations


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Fangman Spelling Variations



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

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Fangman Early History


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Fangman Early History



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

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Fangman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fangman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fangman 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 were:

Fangman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Clara G. Fangman, aged 25, who arrived in America, in 1893

Fangman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Holman Fangman, aged 22, who arrived in America, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fangman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fangman (post 1700)



  • Sister Mary Laurence Fangman (b. 1894), American nun and teacher

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Fangman Family Crest Products


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Fangman Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. 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).
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Fangman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fangman 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 4 June 2014 at 08:28.

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