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The Munger surname comes from the German "ungarn," meaning someone from Hungary (a Magyar).

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The surname Munger was first found in Bohemia, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society that played a prominent role throughout European history. Bearers of Munger would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Unger, Ungerer, Ungar, Ungarer, Ungare, Ungars, Ungers, Ungert and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Munger research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1573, 1701, 1776, 1780, 1800, 1837, 1870, and 1887 are included under the topic Early Munger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Munger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Munger Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Munger, who landed in Virginia in 1638
  • Nicholas Munger, who arrived in Connecticut in 1639

Munger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Munger, aged 3, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Carl E. Munger, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Blume Munger, aged 3, who settled in America from Lemberg, in 1898

Munger Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carl Eugene Munger, who emigrated to America, in 1909
  • Charles Newcomb Munger, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1914
  • Charles Munger, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1915

Munger Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. John Charles Munger U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784
  • Mr. William Munger U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784
  • Mr. William Henry Munger U.E., (Monger) who settled in Canada c. 1784

Munger Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Charles Munger, aged 27, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1923
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  • George Munger (1909-1994), American football player and coach at the University of Pennsylvania, College Football Hall of Fame inductee, eponym of the George Munger Award
  • Philip Munger, American composer and music educator
  • Michael Curtis Munger (b. 1958), American economist, chair of the political science department at Duke University
  • George David "Red" Munger (1918-1996), American professional baseball player
  • Charles Thomas Munger (b. 1924), American business magnate, investor and investment manager
  • Edwin W. Munger, American politician, First Selectman of Madison, Connecticut, 1896-97
  • Edna Munger, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1940
  • Chris Munger, American Republican politician, FBI officer; Candidate for Mayor of Stamford, Connecticut, 2005
  • Charles Henry Munger (b. 1845), American politician, Mayor of Orlando, Florida, 1878-79
  • Arthur D. Munger, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Madison; Elected 1906
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    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. 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).
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    The Munger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Munger 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.

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