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The German territory of Silesia is the noble birthplace of the surname Wagenaar. The name is derived from the Middle High German term "wagener," meaning "one who drives or makes wagons," and would likely have been initially borne by a wheelwright or carriage maker.

Wagenaar Early Origins



The surname Wagenaar was first found in Saxony, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Prominent in social affairs, the name became an important part of these turbulent regions as they emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Wagenaar Spelling Variations


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Wagenaar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wagner, Wegner, Wagoner, Wagener, Waganer, Waggener and many more.

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Wagenaar Early History


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Wagenaar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wagenaar research. Another 519 words (37 lines of text) covering the years 1656, 1845, 1812, 1762, 1742, 1745, 1660, 1717, 1747, 1779, 1813, 1883, 1869 and 1930 are included under the topic Early Wagenaar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wagenaar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wagenaar Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Wagenaar at this time were Gabriel Wagner (c.1660-c.1717), a radical German philosopher and materialist who wrote under the nom-de-plume Realis de Vienna; Heinrich Leopold Wagner (1747-1779), who was a German dramatist of the Storm and Stress period. The most famous Wagner is unquestionably Richard Wagner...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wagenaar 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:

Wagenaar Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jacob Aertsen Wagenaar, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1642

Wagenaar Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Hendrik Wagenaar, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Andries Wagenaar, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Niklaas Wagenaar, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Johan Henrich Wagenaar, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752-1753
  • Hendrick Wagenaar, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752-1753
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wagenaar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ulrich Wagenaar, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • O M Wagenaar, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1853
  • Toon Wagenaar, aged 26, arrived in New York, NY in 1866
  • Dievertje Wagenaar, who landed in New York, NY in 1866
  • Gerritje Wagenaar, aged 23, arrived in New York, NY in 1866

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    11. ...

    The Wagenaar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wagenaar 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 24 October 2013 at 09:53.

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