is the noble birthplace of the surname Wagner. 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.
, 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
System and the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wagner research.Another 260 words (19 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 Wagner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Wagner, Wegner, Wagoner, Wagener, Waganer, Waggener and many more.
Prominent bearers of the family name Wagner 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 Wagner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.