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.
Early Origins of the Fangman family
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.
Early History of the Fangman family
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Fangman Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Fang, Fäng, Fänger, Fanger, Fangman, Fangmann, Fangeman, Fangemann and many more.
Early Notables of the Fangman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fangman family to the New World and Oceana
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
Contemporary Notables of the name Fangman (post 1700)
- Sister Mary Laurence Fangman (b. 1894), American nun and teacher