Munger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

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

Early Origins of the Munger family

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.

Important Dates for the Munger family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Munger research. Another 196 words (14 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.

Munger Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Munger family (pre 1700)

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Munger migration to the United States

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 [1]
  • Nicholas Munger, who arrived in Connecticut in 1639 [1]
Munger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Carl Munger, aged 3, who immigrated 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 immigrated 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 migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Munger Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. John Charles Munger U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]
  • Mr. William Munger U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]
  • Mr. William Henry Munger U.E., (Monger) who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]
Munger Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Charles Munger, aged 27, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Munger (post 1700)

  • Charles Thomas "Charlie" Munger (b. 1924), American business magnate, investor and investment manager, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway; he has an estimated net worth of $1.74 billion according to Forbes Magazine
  • William S. Munger, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 18th District, 1952 [3]
  • William L. Munger, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1946 [3]
  • William Henry Munger (1845-1915), American politician, U.S. District Judge for Nebraska, 1897-1915 [3]
  • Willard Munger (1911-1999), American Democrat politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1955-64, 1967-99; Defeated, 1934, 1952; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1960 [3]
  • Thomas Charles Munger (1861-1941), American politician, U.S. District Judge for Nebraska, 1897-1941 [3]
  • Sherman Munger, American politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Madison, 1839 [3]
  • Robert P. Munger, American Republican politician, Member of Iowa State House of Representatives from Woodbury County; Elected 1950 [3]
  • Mark Munger, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 2004 [3]
  • Myrtle Munger, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Nassau County 4th District, 1954 [3]
  • ... (Another 16 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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