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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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. 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).
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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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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