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Wanger Early Origins



The surname Wanger 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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Wanger Spelling Variations


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Wanger 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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Wanger Early History


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Wanger Early History



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

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Wanger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wanger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wanger 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:

Wanger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Wanger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754

Wanger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Theodore Wanger, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1849
  • Conrad Wanger, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Philip Wanger, who landed in St Clair County, III in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wanger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wanger (post 1700)



  • Irving Price Wanger (1852-1940), American Republican politician, Burgess of Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1878; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1893-1911
  • Eugene Gilkison Wanger (b. 1933), American Republican politician, Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Ingham County 1st District, 1961-62; Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 24th District, 1966
  • Charles F. Wanger, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Salisbury; Elected 1904; Defeated, 1906

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
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    The Wanger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wanger 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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