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Wangen Early Origins



The surname Wangen was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Wangen became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Wangen Spelling Variations


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Wangen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wangen, Wanger, Wangern, Wangler, Wanglen, Weigen, Wiegen, Wegen, Wegeln, Wageln, Wögen, Vangen and many more.

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Wangen Early History


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Wangen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wangen research. Another 178 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1678 and 1840 are included under the topic Early Wangen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wangen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wangen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wangen 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 or some of its variants were: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wangen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wangen (post 1700)



  • Marvin Wangen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1964
  • H. G. Van Wangen, American politician, Mayor of Lorain, Ohio, 1940-46

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Wangen Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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    The Wangen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wangen 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 18 January 2016 at 11:58.

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